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© Mr George Stacey

IoE Number: 265089
Location: REMAINS OF SPIRE, IN CHURCHYARD 15 METRES EAST OF CHANCEL, CHURCH OF THE HOLY GHOST,
  CROWCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr George Stacey
Date Photographed: 24 July 2002
Date listed: 16 November 1984
Date of last amendment: 16 November 1984
Grade II

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ST1436CROWCOMBE CP16/55Remains of spire, in churchyard,15 metres East of chancel, Church

ST1436 CROWCOMBE CP 16/55 Remains of spire, in churchyard, 15 metres East of chancel, Church of the Holy Ghost - GV II 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).

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