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Church of St Edward

A Grade II* Listed Building in Teffont, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0906 / 51°5'26"N

Longitude: -2.0168 / 2°1'0"W

OS Eastings: 398916

OS Northings: 132368

OS Grid: ST989323

Mapcode National: GBR 2Y3.DYG

Mapcode Global: FRA 66N7.Q28

Entry Name: Church of St Edward

Listing Date: 6 January 1966

Last Amended: 27 July 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251111

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320415

Location: Teffont, Wiltshire, SP3

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Teffont

Built-Up Area: Teffont Magna

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Teffont Evias with Teffont Magna St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(west side)

1/189 Church of St. Edward
Formerly lisated as Chapel Church)


Anglican parish church. C13 and C14. Rubble stone with dressed
limestone, tiled roof with stone slates to eaves. Consists of nave
and chancel under one roof, south porch. C14 gabled south porch
has double chamfered pointed doorway, coped verges. Nave to left
side has pair of lancets, to right are two pairs of lancets. East
end has diagonal buttresses and group of three stepped cusped
lancets. North side has pair of lancets either side of blocked
pointed doorway. West end has diagonal buttresses and double
bell-niche with arched heads.
Interior: porch has original arch-braced collar-rafter roof,
pointed inner doorway with ovolo-moulded arch, 4-bay nave roof has
tie-beam and collar trusses with chamfered tie-beams and braced
collars. Flagstone floors throughout. Blocked north doorway
opposite south door with same ovolo-moulded arch. Early C16 wooden
traceried chancel screen, one-bay chancel has plastered pointed
barrel-vaulted ceiling. Pointed piscina on south wall with ovolo-
moulded arch. C19 wooden pulpit and reading desk in C16 style.
C12 cylindrical font on octagonal plinth, on north side of nave.
C19 pews. To left of south door is reset fragment of Saxon cross
with fine interlaced carving. Limestone Gothic-style wall tablet
in chancel to William Lush of Deptford, died 1836; inscription
records a charitable endowment of £50 for blankets for the poor.
Church was a chapel of ease to Dinton until 1922 when it became a
chapelry to Teffont Evias. Fine example of a simple, little-
restored village church. (VCH, Wiltshire Vol 8, 1965.)

Listing NGR: ST9891632368

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