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Church of St Leonard

A Grade II Listed Building in Shipham, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3132 / 51°18'47"N

Longitude: -2.8004 / 2°48'1"W

OS Eastings: 344312

OS Northings: 157425

OS Grid: ST443574

Mapcode National: GBR JG.XD9J

Mapcode Global: VH7CV.D8X4

Entry Name: Church of St Leonard

Listing Date: 9 February 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173932

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268827

Location: Shipham, Sedgemoor, Somerset, BS25

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Shipham

Built-Up Area: Shipham

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


2/168 Church of St Leonard



Anglican parish church. 1843 by J Wilson of Bath. Coursed and squared rubble, slate roof, coped verges, "Gothic" Nave;
small chancel embatted tower at south-west corner incorporating a porch to ground floor, tall bell chamber windows to
hexagonal upper stage. gargoyles probably reused from earlier structure. Three bay nave, 2-light windows with simple
tracery; 3-light east window, reticulated tracery. Galleried interior, elaborate arch-braced roof. Reredos appears
reused from a C15 hood screen; 2 early C19 wall monuments; 3 C18 chairs; stained glass in north window of nave
commemorates Hannah More.

Listing NGR: ST4431257425

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

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