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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wanstrow, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1943 / 51°11'39"N

Longitude: -2.3929 / 2°23'34"W

OS Eastings: 372638

OS Northings: 143974

OS Grid: ST726439

Mapcode National: GBR 0SS.1TJ

Mapcode Global: VH97K.G7TR

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 11 March 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1295509

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266881

Location: Wanstrow, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Wanstrow

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

6/176 Church of St Mary

Church. C15, rebuilt 1856 in Decorated style, chancel extended in 1869, South porch of 1887. Doulting rubble, tile
roof. Consists of nave, with East chapel and vestry, chancel, West tower, South porch. Tower of 2 stages having
diagonal buttresses to lower stage only, embattled parapet with pinnacles; single 2-light bell chamber opening to each
side; West side carries coat of ares of Horner family. Buttressed 3-bay nave and 4-bay chancel, 2-light pointed head
openings; 3-light East window; all with tracery. Prominent feature of the interior is the wall monument to Sir George
and Lady Horner of 1676; 2 painted three-quarter rustic figures, each under an arch; flanking Classical columns
supporting a pediment, this in turn enclosing a crested cartouche. Nearby a plainer altar tomb to Marice Horner of
1621. C11 tub font.

Listing NGR: ST7263443983

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

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