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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Stringston, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1971 / 51°11'49"N

Longitude: -3.1935 / 3°11'36"W

OS Eastings: 316702

OS Northings: 144888

OS Grid: ST167448

Mapcode National: GBR LX.4W6W

Mapcode Global: VH6GR.L5LM

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 22 May 1969

Last Amended: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308170

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265254

Location: Stringston, West Somerset, Somerset, TA5

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Stringston

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


6/204 Church of St. Andrew
(previously listed as Remains of
St Andrew's Church (now used as a
Mortuary Chapel)



Church, now redundant. C14 chancel arch alone remains of earlier Church demolished 1881 when present structure
erected. Blue lias and pebble random rubble, Ham stone dressings, slate roofs, decorative bargeboards gable Ends,
Single cell on site of chancel of earlier Church, porch West end, bell-cote set on gable end above. Porch: lean-to
hipped roof, quoins, shouldered entrance, arched doorway with hoodnould, double doors, decorative hinges Tiled
bell-cote, steeply pitched pyramid roof, pierced wooden opening, slate-hung base, no bell, Arched 2-light window at
East end, completely obscured externally by ivy. Wrought iron crosses East gable end and on bell-cote, Interior: C14
chancel arch on innerface of entrance wall, otherwise the only features of interest are 2 memorial slabs set in the
North wall to Joanne Popham, died 1714, lime- washed blue lias, and to John Buller, died 1765, slate; both
distinguished by good lettering and a robustly naive use of classical motifs. The Victorian floor tiles have mostly
been removed, many slates are missing and the East end is overgrown with ivy at time of survey, (August 1983). The
Church was declared redundant 1980, and the Norman front removed to Stogursey Church in 1981. (Kellys Directory, 1902;
VCH Somerset, Vol.5 forthcoming; photographs in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST1670244888

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