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Latitude: 51.371 / 51°22'15"N
Longitude: -2.5498 / 2°32'59"W
OS Eastings: 361825
OS Northings: 163694
OS Grid: ST618636
Mapcode National: GBR JS.SWWN
Mapcode Global: VH891.RSDV
Entry Name: Church of St Thomas a Becket
Listing Date: 24 September 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1136393
English Heritage Legacy ID: 32618
Location: Publow, Bath and North East Somerset, BS39
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Civil Parish: Publow
Built-Up Area: Pensford
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST 66 SW PUBLOW CHURCH STREET, Pensford (south
Church of St. Thomas a Becket
Parish church. Late C14 tower, the rest of the church rebuilt in 1869 by
C.E. Giles of Taunton. Consists of west tower, nave and north porch, south
aisle and south porch, and chancel. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar
dressings to the tower; coursed sandstone rubble to the remainder with ashlar
bands and dressings, slate roofs. West tower of 3 stages with angle buttresses,
pyramidal slate roof set back behind embattled parapet, the merlons of which
are pierced with cross-loops; projecting polygonal stair tower at south-east;
2-light bell chamber windows with cusped heads and pierced stone grille;
blocked west door in moulded and pointed surround and restored 3-light west
window. The body of the church has a mixture of Decorated style windows with
buttresses between the bays. North and south gabled projecting porches and
short east end. Interior. Tierceron vault to tower with central open
roundel for bell ropes. Scissor braced rafters with crown post on tie beam
between nave and chancel. (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England : North
Somerset and Bristol, 1958).
Listing NGR: ST6182563694
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