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Christ Church

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rode, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2862 / 51°17'10"N

Longitude: -2.2791 / 2°16'44"W

OS Eastings: 380629

OS Northings: 154154

OS Grid: ST806541

Mapcode National: GBR 0RS.6M7

Mapcode Global: VH971.FXZW

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 11 March 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058062

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267360

Location: Rode, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Rode

Built-Up Area: Rode

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST8054 RODE CP RODE HILL (North side)

12/413 Christ Church



Church. 1824 by H E Goodridge for the Rev Charles Daubney, Archdeacon of Salisbury. Ashlar, slate roof. Free Gothic with some Geometric and Decorated detail. Nave and chancel of 4 and 1 bays respectively, tall 2-light windows; blind aisles; prominent buttresses to each side and the angles with weathered gabled caps. Twin polygonal turrets at West end with stepped spires, 2 small spirelets to east end. Interior in a similar flamboyant style with a 4-bay arcade to each side of nave, chamfered 4-centred arches; gallery to west end supported on one wide and 2 narrow arches in a similar style. Stone altar with a reredos, gabled hood with crockets; a niche to each side of the east window, metal decalogue plaques. Monuments flanking the altar to the Daubney family particularly that to right to Archdeacon Daubney bounded by 2 large allegorical statues in niches. Tall chancel arch of 3 orders, chancel with plaster rib vault and plain stained glass. Co-eval pews, choir stalls and font in a similarly extrovert style.

Listing NGR: ST8062954153

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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