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IoE Number: 266796
Location: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH STREET (east side)
  NUNNEY, MENDIP, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Michael Perry
Date Photographed: 10 November 2007
Date listed: 27 November 1984
Date of last amendment: 27 November 1984
Grade I

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ST7345NUNNEY CPCHURCH STREET (East side)12/98Church of All Saints-

ST7345 NUNNEY CP CHURCH STREET (East side) 12/98 Church of All Saints - GV I Parish Church. C12, remodelled C13 and again early C16, aisles rebuilt after 1802. Coursed and squared Doulting rubble, ashlar dressings, double Roman, plain and irritation stone tile roofs. Cruciform plan, 3-bays aisled nave, West tower with entrance, South door and porch. Late C13 tracery to East window, and to South chancel windows. Early C14 reticulated windows to North and South transepts. Aisles have foliated lancets with folked heads of 2-lights and quatrefoils; above crenellated parapets. 3-stage tower, carved panel over West window, diagonal buttresses, crennellations, crocketed finials, small stair turret to centre of South side. Interior largely plastered, with lowered ceiling to Nave. The four centred arcades, transept arch and chancel arch are all continuous of 2-chamfered orders without capitals, (an exception is the North transept arch of C13 build having crudely carved face to East respond). 2 and 3-light foliated head squints flanking chancel arch with C16 screen, restored C19. Barrel vaulted chancel of C19, cusped rere-arch to South window which is also a sedile and trefoil headed piscina, C17 communion table. North transept has imposing de la Mere monuments of C14, early C15 and C17 (see Pevsner, Buildings of England). South transept has numerous monuments including vertical ledges to members of the Sambourne family. In body of church medieval wall painting on forth arcade, Royal arms over South door of 1660. C18 panelled pulpit, and C12 tub font with gadrooning with pyramidal tester inscribed W.S. 1681.

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