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Latitude: 51.3845 / 51°23'4"N
Longitude: -2.9119 / 2°54'42"W
OS Eastings: 336636
OS Northings: 165440
OS Grid: ST366654
Mapcode National: GBR J9.S27T
Mapcode Global: VH7CD.GGYJ
Entry Name: Parish Church of St Lawrence
Listing Date: 9 February 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1129773
English Heritage Legacy ID: 33326
Location: Wick St. Lawrence, North Somerset, BS22
County: North Somerset
Civil Parish: Wick St. Lawrence
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
WICK ST. LAWRENCE C.P.
ST 36 NE
2/3 Parish Church of St. Lawrence
Parish Church. C15; largely rebuilt and heavily restored in 1864-65 by Foster
and Wood of Bristol. Coursed, squared rubble, freestone dressings, plain tile
nave roof, slate roof to chancel and vestry. West tower, 3 bay nave, south
porch, 2 bay chancel, north vestry. Tower: 3 stage with south west polygonal
stair turret; first stage has diagonal buttresses and moulded west door with
fleurons and head stops and restored west window; plain second stage with single
light windows; plain 2-light windows to third stage; plain parapet with tiny
pinnacles. Nave, bays divided by buttresses with set backs; 3-light windows
under dripmoulds with figurative carved stops; to north, polygonal, 2 stage rood
stair turret with gargoyles and plain cap. South porch is 2 storeys gabled with
moulded doorway and 2-light window over; similar inner door with empty figure
niche over stoup. Chancel is lower than nave and has diagonal buttresses
blocked south priests door and 3-light perpendicular east window. North vestry
of 1865 has freestone quoins and window dressings, 3-light cusped windows under
square hoodmoulds and a prominent stack. Interior has moulded perpendicular
tower arch, restored chancel arch and embattled wall plate to chancel roof.
Everything rebuilt or scraped. C15 freestone pulpit of the highest quality;
decorated panels adorn pulpit and pedestal and are surmounted by various ornate
friezes. Rood stair doors survive, lower has moulded surround. Tub font,
probably Norman. Tablets: Sheppard 1716, Sheppard 1725. Sources: The Story
of Wick St. Lawrence. S. Redman.Pevsner: Buildings of England : North Somerset
Listing NGR: ST3663665440
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