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Church of All Saints

A Grade II* Listed Building in Downhead, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2141 / 51°12'50"N

Longitude: -2.4428 / 2°26'33"W

OS Eastings: 369170

OS Northings: 146189

OS Grid: ST691461

Mapcode National: GBR MY.3T2M

Mapcode Global: VH89W.LRZ5

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 27 November 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174065

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266702

Location: Downhead, Mendip, Somerset, BA4

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Downhead

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


2/3 Church of All Saints



Parish Church. Perpendicular tower of C14; nave, chancel and south porch of mid C18; C19 restoration. Squared and
coursed rubble under a tile roof. West tower with diagonal buttresses, embattled parapet with corner pinnacles, 2-large
gargoyles each side, bell chamber windows of 2-lights to north and south, 2-light west window. Nave of 2-bays,
segmental headed openings, further small oval light to south-west corner by tower, memorial plaque of 1712 to Mary Gane
incorporated in south wall. Chancel of 2-bays with smaller segmental headed openings, priests door on south side under
pointed arch, 3-light decorated east window. Porch dated 1751, segmental headed inner door opening. Nave under king
post roof with scraped Norman tub font, C18 pulpit; triple chamfered arch to tower which contains memorial plaque of
1704. Chancel under wagon roof of simple style.

Listing NGR: ST6917046189

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

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