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Latitude: 51.1294 / 51°7'45"N
Longitude: -2.6332 / 2°37'59"W
OS Eastings: 355786
OS Northings: 136874
OS Grid: ST557368
Mapcode National: GBR MP.90PJ
Mapcode Global: VH8B5.9WS1
Entry Name: Parish Church of West Bradley
Listing Date: 2 June 1961
Last Amended: 17 October 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1058795
English Heritage Legacy ID: 267672
Location: West Bradley, Mendip, Somerset, BA6
Civil Parish: West Bradley
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 11/01/2016
WEST BRADLEY CP
WEST BRADLEY VILLAGE,
Parish Church of West Bradley
(Formerly listed as Church of St Andrew, previously listed as Parish Church)
Anglican Parish Church. Predominantly C14/C15, much C19 restoration, particularly the chancel. Coursed and squared lias
rubble, slate and asbestos slate roofs, coped verges with cruciform finials. Nave, chancel with an organ loft to north,
south porch, west tower; Perpendicular. Unbuttressed 2-stage tower, with a moulded string at its base; 2-light bell
chamber windows, embattled parapet, pyramid roof with a cruciform finial; 2-light west window, west door, shallow stair
turret to north side, single narrow window. Two bay nave, an ashlar parapet to the north and south sides with a moulded
coping; 2-light traceried windows, some tracery renewed. Buttressed porch, elaborately moulded surround to the outer
door opening, adjacent a plain stoup, paired C19 inner doors with surface tracery; blocked north doorway. Two bay
chancel, much rebuilt with 2-light square headed windows, priest's door; shallow stair turret to a former rood loft on
its north side, lancet with a foiled head. Plastered interior on flag stone and encaustic tile floor; walls scraped
under tower which has a star-vault; nave with a king post and tie beam roof; unceiled wagon roof to chancel. Single
shafted tower arch; typical Perpendicular moulding to the chancel arch. Norman tub font under tower; semi-circular
headed piscina, adjacent a C13 moulded corbel; tablet to Danil Avery of 1530 in nave; further tablet of 1812 by T King
to chancel. Plain C19 pews, choir stalls and pulpit
(Pevsner N, Buildings of England, South and West Somerset, 1958).
Listing NGR: ST5578636874
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