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Church of Saint Roch

A Grade II* Listed Building in Closworth, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.891 / 50°53'27"N

Longitude: -2.6819 / 2°40'54"W

OS Eastings: 352134

OS Northings: 110394

OS Grid: ST521103

Mapcode National: GBR MM.S0CY

Mapcode Global: FRA 568R.90C

Entry Name: Church of Saint Roch

Listing Date: 19 April 1961

Last Amended: 30 August 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307971

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263600

Location: Closworth, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Closworth

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST51SW CLOSWORTH CP
PENDOMER

4/42 Church of Saint Roch
(formerly listed as Church)
19.4.61

- II*

Church. C14 with C15 modifications. Local stone rubble roughly coursed, Ham stone dressings; plain clay tiles between
coped gables with ornamental ridge tiles, cross finial to East gable. Single cell with West tower and small projecting
chapel on North side. Plinth, except to part of North side, eaves course; East window pointed late C15 traceried in
deep recess, flanked by angled corner buttresses with offsets; South side of 3-bays, bays 1 and 2 have 2-light C14
windows without labels, with a trefoil arched blocked opening between, bay 3 has recessed late C15 traceried window;
North side has two 2-light C14 windows without labels with wide half-height buttress between; North chapel simple in
character with C15 window of 3-lights. The West tower simple in two stages; plain pointed arched doorway to tower and
church on South side, lancet with hoods to North and West sides first stage, and similar windows above on North, West
and South sides; simple parapet with corner gargoyles. Internally a boarded and ribbed barrel vault ceiling, with two
old crossbeams; trefoil arched piscina and stoup in South wall; very fine monument in cinquefoil recess in North wall,
very like North Chapel of 1328 in St Mary, Limington, (qv) with elaborate carved overmantle with supporting figures in
corners, the recumbent effigy of a cross-legged knight in unusually good condition, thought to be of Sir John de Domer.
(Wickham, Churches of Somerset, 1952).


Listing NGR: ST5213410394

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