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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Spaxton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1344 / 51°8'3"N

Longitude: -3.0898 / 3°5'23"W

OS Eastings: 323844

OS Northings: 137805

OS Grid: ST238378

Mapcode National: GBR M1.8YW9

Mapcode Global: VH7DG.DRD6

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 29 March 1963

Last Amended: 9 January 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1178212

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269403

Location: Spaxton, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Spaxton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


2/140 Church of St. Mary
(Formerly listed in Charlynch
Civil Parish)


Anglican Parish Church; now deconsecrated. C11, C13, C15; tower probably of 1867; restored 1887. Rubble, coped verges,
slate roofs. Nave with south porch and transeptal south chapel, chancel with vestry and organ chamber, west tower.
Three stage tower with octagonal stair turret, diagonal buttresses, crenellated parapet, bell-chamber windows. Nave
with late Norman south doorway, gabled porch; a 2-light square-headed Decorated window to left and projecting transept
chapel with 3-light square-headed window to right. The chancel also has a 2-light Decorated window on south side and a
reticulated east window. Interior plastered; C15 moulded plaster ceiling; Norman responds to C13 chancel arch; traces
of rood stair; C15 stained glass in east window of transept; Norman font; transept railings Laudian and previously the
altar rails. Numerous marble memorials of C17-C19. (Pevsner N, Buildings of England, South and West Somerset, 1958).

Listing NGR: ST2384437806

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