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©  Brendan Balhetchet LRPS

IoE Number: 266897
Location: CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY,
  WHATLEY, MENDIP, SOMERSET
Photographer: Brendan Balhetchet LRPS
Date Photographed: 15 August 2003
Date listed: 11 March 1968
Date of last amendment: 11 March 1968
Grade I

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ST74NWWHATLEY CPCHANTRY3/201Church of the Holy Trinity11.3.68

ST74NW WHATLEY CP CHANTRY 3/201 Church of the Holy Trinity 11.3.68 GV I Church. 1844-46 by George Gilbert Scott and William Moffatt, further work by William George Brown of Frome, for James Fussell. Doulting ashlar, lead sheeting roofs. Free Decorated style. 4-bay nave, lower 2 bay chancel; both with gargoyles and angel figures, sore holding Fussell edge tools; elaborate South porch, ogee headed outer door opening. West end has lancets flanking a central buttress ascending to a polygonal bell lantern, an ogee headed opening in each face, above a crocketed spire. Nave windows of 2-lights, chancel has lancets, East window of 3 lights, Geometrical tracery. Chancel has priests door to South with ogee crocketed canopy. Plastered interior, collar beam roof to nave, chancel under plain wagon roof. Nave contains resited rood screen on North wall, octagonal font with crocketed niches, small organ by Gray and Davidson, and elaborate stone pulpit. Chancel has tile floor, choir stalls and carved misericords, reredos with crocketed finials and niches containing paintings of angels, by W.L.T. Collins of Frome. North corner has niche containing tomb of Jacob Fussell. East window has glass in medieval style, remaining openings have simple stained glass. (Robin Athill, Old Mendip, 1964).

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