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© Mr Terry Abbiss

IoE Number: 270025
Location: ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ST JOHN FISHER, MANTLE STREET (north side)
  WELLINGTON, TAUNTON DEANE, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Terry Abbiss
Date Photographed: 10 August 2003
Date listed: 25 January 1951
Date of last amendment: 25 January 1951
Grade II

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1.5365MANTLE STREET(North Side)Roman Catholic Churchof St John Fisher

1. 5365 MANTLE STREET (North Side) Roman Catholic Church of St John Fisher (Popham's Almshouses) ST 1320 1/40 25.1.51. II 2. Almshouses were endowed in 1606. Re-built 1833. Converted into Roman Catholic church 1936, when almshouses were built elsewhere. Symmetrical gabled range along street with projecting entrance bay in centre. Church windows have been inserted on left hand side. In Tudor Gothic style. 1 storey to left and 2 storeys. Random rubble with ashlar dressings. Diagonal buttresses. Slate roof with 7 gables. Central bay has moulded stone capping with corner finials and a cross on a foliage corbel at apex. Windows are 3:1:3. Tall 2-light pointed windows with Y-tracery on left. Diamond leaded lights. 3 windows on 2 levels to right are 2-light stone mullioned and transomed windows with rectangular dripmoulds. Rubble relieving arches on ground floor. Main window over doorway in centre is of 3-lights under flattened pointed head with dripmould. 2-light windows flank entrance. Flattened archway to entrance has hood mould and corner shafts. Double wood panelled doors.

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