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IoE Number: 264660
Location: PRIORY CHURCH OF ST GEORGE, CHURCH STREET
  DUNSTER, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Eddy Allen
Date Photographed: 23 December 2001
Date listed: 22 May 1969
Date of last amendment: 22 May 1969
Grade I

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5366DUNSTERCHURCH STREETSS 9843-9943 4/2822.5.69Priory Church of St George

1. 5366 DUNSTER CHURCH STREET SS 9843-9943 4/28 22.5.69 Priory Church of St George I GV 2. Predominantly 15th century with evidence of 12th and 13th century work, restored 1875-7 by G E Street. Possesses a monastic choir dating from C13 when Reginald de Mohun established a Benedictine Priory connected with Bath Abbey. Red sandstone walling and slate roofs. Cruciform plan with central tower, north and south transepts. 4-stage embattled tower of 1443 with diagonal buttresses, stair turret, single bell-chamber windows. Western half of church has traces of Norman work, elsewhere mainly Perpendicular. Embattled south porch and aisle, 3-light windows with panel tracery. Fine late 15th century carved oak rood screen with 14 unequal openings and elaborately carved canopy. Monuments include: stone female, effigy with canopy (said to be one of the Everard family); the recumbent figures of Sir Hugh Luttrell and wife (C15); an incised slab with figure of Lady Elizabeth Luttrell (C15); an altar tomb with two pairs of recumbent figures, also Luttrells.

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