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Latitude: 51.252 / 51°15'7"N
Longitude: -2.9536 / 2°57'13"W
OS Eastings: 333541
OS Northings: 150745
OS Grid: ST335507
Mapcode National: GBR M7.19KJ
Mapcode Global: VH7CY.RSDL
Plus Code: 9C3V722W+QG
Entry Name: Church of St Michael
Listing Date: 9 February 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1251356
English Heritage Legacy ID: 433646
Location: Brent Knoll, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA9
Civil Parish: Brent Knoll
Built-Up Area: Brent Knoll
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
Church of England Parish: Three Saints
Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells
ST35SW BRENT KNOLL CP CHURCH LANE (North side)
5/30 Church of St Michael
Parish Church. C11, C14, C15; C19 restoration. Coursed and squared rubble, lead sheeting roofs, slate to chancel, coped
verges, cruciform finials. Nave, chancel, North aisle, South porch, South transcept now a vestry, west tower.
Predominantly Perpendicular. Three stage tower of c1400 with set-back buttresses, pierced parapet, pinnacles, stair
turret, triple 2-light bell-chamber openings, those to each side blank; gargoyles; West door; renewed 5-light West
window. Norman South doorway with chevron decoration, early C14 porch. C14 South transept with an ogee-headed West
lancet. C15 North aisle of 6 bays, pierced parapet, pinnacles, gargoyles; inside an arcade with piers of 4-waves
moulding, panelled lean-to roof on angel corbels. C15 nave with a wagon roof, reused bosses and corbels in what is
essentially Victorian. C19 chancel. Reused Cll pillar piscina to North aisle. Very Important C14/C15 pews with tracery,
poppey heads and figures; particularly those on the South side of the nave with 3 allegorical panels representing the
punishment of Reynard the Fox in the attire of an abbot. Large painted wall monument in nave to John Somerset of 1663
with three 3-quarter figures, 2 reliefs, twisted columns and a pediment. C11 quatrefoil font, C19 cover. Pulpit of
1637, Jacobean coffin-stool and chair. Medieval parish chest. 3 C19 wall monuments. Royal arms. C19 stained-glass, the
chancel has encaustic tiles and a painted reredos. C19 West gallery incorporating an organ. (Church Guide; N Pevsner,
Buildings of England, South and West Somerset, 1958).
Listing NGR: ST3354050744
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