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Church of St Thomas

A Grade II Listed Building in Pilning and Severn Beach, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.5779 / 51°34'40"N

Longitude: -2.6365 / 2°38'11"W

OS Eastings: 355991

OS Northings: 186750

OS Grid: ST559867

Mapcode National: GBR JN.CZGD

Mapcode Global: VH881.8L2R

Entry Name: Church of St Thomas

Listing Date: 5 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312454

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35340

Location: Pilning and Severn Beach, South Gloucestershire, BS35

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Pilning and Severn Beach

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: St Peter Pilning

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

BEACH Northwick
Church of St. Thomas

Church tower. 1842-3 by John Hicks. Rubble with stone dressings. Square
plan, neo-Romanesque style. 3-stage tower has west door with paired jamb-
shafts with scalloped capitals, 2-light window above, hood mould with wolf-head
stops and relieving arch, single light at 2nd stage, 3rd stage has paired window
with bell louvres to each side; gabled parapet and coping on Lombard frieze
with animal masks as corbels, cross slit in each gable, cockerel weathervane;
plinth, weathered clasping buttresses and strings. East elevation has blocked
door and large upper window, both round-headed with relieving arch, roof line of
former nave visible, part of wall of nave remaining with jamb shafts of a
window, mask stop to hood mould, kneeler carved as grotesque animal to north.
Outline of nave, transepts and chancel visible on ground. (Sources:
Incorporated Church Building Society Records 1842-3 and Verey, D. : Buildings of
England, Gloucestershire : The Vale and The Forest of Dean. 1970).

Listing NGR: ST5599186750

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