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Church of St Hugh

A Grade II* Listed Building in Priddy, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2979 / 51°17'52"N

Longitude: -2.7166 / 2°42'59"W

OS Eastings: 350131

OS Northings: 155663

OS Grid: ST501556

Mapcode National: GBR JK.YHCJ

Mapcode Global: VH89B.VMPW

Plus Code: 9C3V77XM+58

Entry Name: Church of St Hugh

Listing Date: 9 February 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307304

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268094

Location: Priddy, Mendip, Somerset, BS40

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Priddy

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Church of St Hugh
(previously listed in the parish of Charter house)

Anglican Church. Predominantly 1908 by W.D Caröe on a slightly earlier meeting hall core. Roughcast on brick, battered walls, thin sloping buttresses, stone tiled roof with wide eaves of varying height, hipped roof to vestry, copper clad fleche with wind vane, oak louvres, two roughcast chimneys. Continuous nave and chancel, the latter slightly narrower, vestry of single storey to west end. Arts and Crafts style. Three bay nave, two bay chancel, one-, two-, three-, four- and 5-light casements, plain and unpainted, except to east end each light with a foiled head, east and west windows with iron saddle bars and stanchions; square-paned leaded lights. Paired plank doors to north and south of nave, original ironwork, small circular windows; door in conforming style to vestry.

Interior: plastered on plank floor with high quality lined oak fittings and furniture. Walls with simple panelling, at west end enfolding the font to form a war memorial, octagonal stone font. Nave with arch braced crown post roof; chancel with collar and tie beam roof, with lower angle braces. Panelled semi-circular head chancel arch with C15 style rood screen; elaborate altar table and reredos, the former in Celtic style. Nave and vestry with tiled fireplaces. Two readers, chest, lectern, chairs and organ in Arts and Crafts style. Oil lamps. East and west windows with richly stained glass, the former with the Nativity, the latter with the Apostles, by Horace Wilkinson. Vestry with iron pump. Formerly the parish church of the Parish of Charterhouse, now amalgamated with Priddy.

Listing NGR: ST5013155663

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