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©  Mike Bedingfield LRPS

IoE Number: 268832
Location: CHURCH OF ST GREGORY, SPARROW HILL (north side)
  WEARE, SEDGEMOOR, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mike Bedingfield LRPS
Date Photographed: 07 August 2002
Date listed: 09 February 1961
Date of last amendment: 09 February 1961
Grade I

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ST45SWWEARE CPSPARROW HILL (North side)UPPER WEARE5/174Church of St Gregory

ST45SW WEARE CP SPARROW HILL (North side) UPPER WEARE 5/174 Church of St Gregory 9.2.61 GV I Parish church. C11, C13, mainly C15, C19 restoration. Squared and coursed rubble, slate roof, coped verges with cruciform finials. Perpendicular. Nave, south porch, north aisle, chancel, west tower. Four-stage tower, corner buttresses, angle buttresses to top stage with offsets; blind 2-light windows to third stage, triple bell-chamber windows, blank to each side, centre with bell louvres; pinnacles, pierced parapet, stair turret, proainant gargoyles; 4-light west window with a crocketted niche to each side, west door. Three-bay nave, 2-bay chancel, 2 and 3-light square headed Perpendicular windows, 3-light C19 east window; C19 north aisle, 2-light windows. Interior: single chamfered Decorated chancel arch, aumbray, piscina with a foiled head. C19 roofs. Plain Norman font with scalloped base; C16 pews, the ends with plain thin poppey heads; pulpit dated 1617; south door in a chamfered semi-circular headed stone surround, probably C11, door dated 1755, adjacent in the porch a wooden bracket dated 1690. Brass to John Bedbere of the C15 set in floori elaborate choir stalls and lectern of 1909; wall monument to Edith Hooper of 1729, 3 further early C19 wall monuments, one by Wood of Bristol, one by W Pugh of Bristol; altar a C17 chest. Further C17 chest. All roofs restored, that to nave on corbels carved as figures. Fragments of C15 stained glass to north aisle windows and a south window of the nave.

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