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© Mr G F J Russell LRPS

IoE Number: 267649
Location: CHURCH OF ST THOMAS A BECKETT, PYLLE LANE (north side)
  PYLLE, MENDIP, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr G F J Russell LRPS
Date Photographed: 14 September 2001
Date listed: 02 June 1961
Date of last amendment: 02 June 1961
Grade II*

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ST63NWPYLLE CPPYLLE LAKE (North side)8/176Church of St Thomas a Beckett

ST63NW PYLLE CP PYLLE LAKE (North side) 8/176 Church of St Thomas a Beckett 2.6.61 GV II* Anglican Parish Church. Rebuilt 1868 for Portman familly, except C15 tower. Coursed and squared rubble, freestone dressings, tile roofs with fish-tail banding, coped verges with cruciform finials. Nave, chancel, south porch, north vestry, west tower. Three stage Perpendicular tower with diagonal buttresses, embattled parapet with pinnacles, 2-light bell chamber windows with a quatrefoil interlace, 2-light windows repeating on the stage below on the south and west sides; ashlar turret to north side with a spirelet; 3-light west window, west door with a label. Remainder in free Early English style; 4-bay nave with 2-light windows, 2 bay chancel with lancets, 3-light east window. Plastered interior; encaustic tile floor to chancel, some fine tiling to walls in terracotta, tile reredos, arch-braced king post roofs, that to chancel on reused C15 corbels. Perpendicular tower arch; shafted chancel arch. C11 tub font with chevron banding. Bier dated 1740. C18 tablet to nave by T King of Bath; 2 C19 tablets. Some stained glass of C19 to chancel, east window of The Crucificion. Ringing chamber gallery under tower.

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