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© Mr James Ryall LRPS

IoE Number: 32420
Location: COMBE HAY PARISH CHURCH,
  COMBE HAY, BATH AND NORTH EAST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr James Ryall LRPS
Date Photographed: 07 October 1999
Date listed: 01 February 1956
Date of last amendment: 01 February 1956
Grade II

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ST 75 NWCOMBE HAY10/5Combe Hay Parish Church1.2.56

ST 75 NW COMBE HAY 10/5 Combe Hay Parish Church 1.2.56 II GV Anglican parish church, of unknown dedication. C15 tower but the body of the church was altered in the late C18 and restored with the addition of a south aisle and porch in 1874, possibly by the Lord of the manor, George Smart. Consists of a west tower, nave and north porch, south aisle and apsidal chancel. Ashlar and coursed squared rubble; slate roofs with coped raised verges. West tower is C15; of 3 stages with diagonal buttresses, an embattled parapet with pinnacles; 2-light bell chamber windows with cusped heads and pierced quatrefoil screens; 2-light west window; projecting polygonal stair turret to north-east. Y-tracery windows to the nave. Three 2-light windows to south aisle and chancel. Project- ing gabled north porch with embattled parapet. Interior: arcade of 3 bays. All fittings are late C19. Monuments: Robert Smith, died 1755, by Ford of Bath in a rococo style inscribed marble plaque surmounted by arms, urns and a flat obelisk. John Bennett, died 1719, inscribed marble plaque flanked by Corinthian columns, segmental pediment with arms.

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