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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Luxborough, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1322 / 51°7'56"N

Longitude: -3.468 / 3°28'4"W

OS Eastings: 297378

OS Northings: 138021

OS Grid: SS973380

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.8Z3K

Mapcode Global: VH5KB.TSYW

Plus Code: 9C3R4GJJ+VQ

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 22 May 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345725

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265357

Location: Luxborough, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA23

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Luxborough

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Parish church. C13 chancel, C15 altered and lower stages of tower erected, 1861 north aisle added, nave largely rebuilt
and upper stages of tower added, 1890 south porch, 1969 and 1973-4 church restored. Roughcast with exposed flat bedded
slate tower and porch, Ham stone dressings, slate roofs, coped verges. Four-bay nave, chancel, 4-bay north aisle, south
porch, west tower. Three stage sadle-back tower aligned east-west, diagonal buttresses west end to second stage,
2-light louvred bell openings west end, string course, cross loop openings on returns, 2-light louvred bell openings
below, 2-light window above pointed arch west door, C19 door; gabled south porch, chamfered pointed arch opening, C19
double doors, lit on returns, double inner door unmoulded, two 3-light windows to nave, large irregular buttresses at
junction with chancel, lancets flanking priests door with stepped buttress to left, 3-light east window, 2 lancets
north front of chancel, two 3-light windows to north front of chancel, two 3-light windows to north aisle. Interior:
rendered tower exposed random rubble, chamfered chancel arch, pointed tower arch; C19 open wagon roofs. Four bay arcade
of chamfered arches, outer bays springing from plain responds. C15 octagonal font. East window dedicated to Lt
Lethbridge, died 1899. Mid-late C19 fittings. (Photograph in NMR; Pevsner, Buildings of England South and West
Somerset, 1958).

Listing NGR: SS9737838021

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