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IoE Number: 268751
Location: CHURCH OF ST CONGAR, CHURCH LANE (west side)
Photographer: Mike Bedingfield LRPS
Date Photographed: 13 June 2001
Date listed: 09 February 1961
Date of last amendment: 09 February 1961
Grade II

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ST35SEBADGWORTH CPCHURCH LANE (West side)4/95Church of St Congar9.2.61

ST35SE BADGWORTH CP CHURCH LANE (West side) 4/95 Church of St Congar 9.2.61 GV II Parish church. C14 chancel; nave with south porch; north chapel of cl340 with west porch and door; further work of C16 including west tower. Squared rubble, slate roof, coped verges. Tall thin 4-stage tower with angle buttresses up first and second stages, corner pinnacles, pierced parapet; west door of 1709, restored 1909. Three-bay nave, 2-bay chancel, extensively rebuilt 1854, the former retaining large Perpendicular windows, the latter remodelled in a Decorated style; south door to nave remains C14 with quadrant mouldings, door with decorated tracery. North chapel with 2 light decorated-east window with a rere-arch, a similar west window blocked, below it a door opening with a cusped head, (screened by the organ at time of re-survey). Interior with C14 tower arch of 3 continuous quadrant mouldings double chamfered chancel arch of similar date. C14 piscina in a gabled niche; opposite the tomb of Jon De Hampton in a recess with an ogee headed archway; squint to north chapel incorporating a piscina; 2 bay arcade to north chapel; some C18 panelling. Jacobean pulpit on C16, stone base reused from an earlier pulpit, 4 figures in gabled niches. Font on 4 clustered shafts probably C13. All stained glass late C19 by George Kempe.5 C19 wall monuments; one of C18 in north chapel; hammered brass plaque in an Art Noveau style of 1901 to south nave wall. C16 benches, ends with plain thin poppey heads. Aid C19 organ. Head corbels for a parvise in porch. C18 chest. C19 roofs. (Pevsner, The Buildings of England, North soierset and Bristol,1958).

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