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Steps and Railings Forming an Approach to South Porch, Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Axbridge, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2876 / 51°17'15"N

Longitude: -2.8168 / 2°49'0"W

OS Eastings: 343133

OS Northings: 154586

OS Grid: ST431545

Mapcode National: GBR JF.Z255

Mapcode Global: VH7CV.4W6T

Entry Name: Steps and Railings Forming an Approach to South Porch, Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 29 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059120

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268698

Location: Axbridge, Sedgemoor, Somerset, BS26

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Axbridge

Built-Up Area: Axbridge

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


12/45 Steps and railings fording an
approach to South porch, Church
of St John the Baptist



Railings and steps forming an approach to the church; 2 wells incorporated in the left side of the stairway. Probably
C15, renewed 1877. Seventeen broad dressed stone steps in 3 tiers, the steps to the upper tier curved. iaiped wrought
iron hand rail to left side on square balusters, short section to the top of the whole flight with cast-iron spear some
caps missing; further section of railings to left fording an enclousre for a C20 war memorial, (Memmorial not
included). Rubble wall to left side of stairway incorporating 2 niches for walls in chamfered 4-centred stone
surrounds, each wall enclosed by a low wall of dressed stone slabbs. Primarily included mainly for townscape value.

Listing NGR: ST4313354587

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

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