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Latitude: 51.3658 / 51°21'57"N
Longitude: -2.7243 / 2°43'27"W
OS Eastings: 349668
OS Northings: 163224
OS Grid: ST496632
Mapcode National: GBR JK.T7F5
Mapcode Global: VH88Y.QXMT
Entry Name: Church of Christ Church
Listing Date: 29 August 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1129232
English Heritage Legacy ID: 34034
Location: Wrington, North Somerset, BS40
County: North Somerset
Civil Parish: Wrington
Built-Up Area: Redhill
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST 46 SE
Church of Christ Church
Anglican Parish Church. 1844, by James Wilson. Squared lias over ashlar plinth
and limestone dressings, Welsh slate roof. Wide nave, shallow chancel, west tower,
south porch, organ chamber and vestry to north. In a simple early English style
with lancets under hoods; nave, south, 1 + 3 windows, diagonal buttresses to corners,
square between windows, all to 2 offsets; gabled porch with diagonal buttresses,
inner plank doors. Chancel has single light south, stepped triplet east, 2 singles
north, diagonal buttresses. Crenellated flat-roofed organ chamber, lancet east
and west, plank door in pointed double chamfer surround)north, then 3 nave lancets,
but no intermediate buttresses; diagonal buttress to corner. Tower in 2 stages
plus crenellation. Blocked doorway to west lancet at first level and paired lancets
to bell stage over moulded string, surmounted by crenellations over moulded string.
Interior: very simple unaisled space, colour-washed, plain reveals to lancets;
2 arch arcade to organ chamber, double chamfer arches on octagonal
columns. Five-bay arch-braced queen post trusses with turned dropped finials,
carried on corbels to north side only.
Simple chamfer arch to tower; single chamfer arch on slender
responds to stiff-leaf capitals. Plain boarded pitched ceiling to chancel. South
side of chancel has 1874 memorial window; east windows signed
A K Nicholson, London,1931, to Mary Monica Cunliffe Wills.
Stone altar table; Jacobean oak altar table in nave and Jacobean parish chest.
Tiled floors to chancel and tower, otherwise wood block.
Simple late C19 pews. Good brass lectern. Complex font with
8 attached colonnettes. All very basic and clinical (Pevsner, N Somerset and
Listing NGR: ST4966863224
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