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Remains of Spire, in Churchyard 15 Metres East of Chancel, Church of the Holy Ghost

A Grade II Listed Building in Crowcombe, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1233 / 51°7'23"N

Longitude: -3.2288 / 3°13'43"W

OS Eastings: 314100

OS Northings: 136715

OS Grid: ST141367

Mapcode National: GBR LV.9KTY

Mapcode Global: VH6H3.Z1F7

Entry Name: Remains of Spire, in Churchyard 15 Metres East of Chancel, Church of the Holy Ghost

Listing Date: 16 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345693

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265089

Location: Crowcombe, West Somerset, Somerset, TA4

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Crowcombe

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


Remains of spire, in churchyard,
15 metres East of chancel, Church
of the Holy Ghost


Finial, reputed to be the apex of the spire of the Church of the Holy Ghost (qv). C14. Limestone, about 2.5m high,
ribbed with bulbous top, octagonal in cross section. The Church was struck by lightning during a violent storm in
December 1725; the spire was demolished and during the subsequent fire the roofs, pulpit and screen were destroyed.
(VCH, Somerset Vol.5, forthcoming).

Listing NGR: ST1409336702

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