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Parish Church of St Swithun's

A Grade II Listed Building in Bathford, Bath and North East Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3982 / 51°23'53"N

Longitude: -2.306 / 2°18'21"W

OS Eastings: 378805

OS Northings: 166615

OS Grid: ST788666

Mapcode National: GBR 0QC.CSM

Mapcode Global: VH96M.Z38Z

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Swithun's

Listing Date: 1 February 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320515

English Heritage Legacy ID: 32213

Location: Bathford, Bath and North East Somerset, BA1

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Bathford

Built-Up Area: Bath

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

(South-east side)
1.2.56 Parish Church of St.

Parish Church of St. Swithun's. Romanesque origins: restored by F. Preedy of
London and Worcester; West tower (1879-80); north aisle and porch 1856; south
aisle and nave 1870-72; chancel, north and south chancel chapels. Coursed,
squared rubble with freestone dressings; slate roof. West tower: 3 stages,
pierced parapet with finials, angle buttresses, 2-light lancet openings to bell
chamber. Aisles: panelled bracery with foiled heads. 3-bay nave with Early
English style arcades. 2 bay chancel. Font: C13th, octagonal with scalloped
underside. Pulpit: Jacobean, finely carved with Biblical text on frieze,
raised on stone base by Preedy (1870). Monuments: 2 lettered tablets in north
wall of chancel; Philip Ellis 1661; Thomas Hendy 1676; south wall Marie Herd
1674. Elizabeth Phillips, 1759 by John Ford of Bath.

Listing NGR: ST7880566615

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

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