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© Mr David J Lewis LRPS

IoE Number: 32618
Location: CHURCH OF ST THOMAS A BECKET, CHURCH STREET (south side)
  PUBLOW, BATH AND NORTH EAST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr David J Lewis LRPS
Date Photographed: 16 June 2000
Date listed: 24 September 1984
Date of last amendment: 24 September 1984
Grade II*

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ST 66 SWPUBLOWCHURCH STREET, Pensford (southside)6/189Church of St. Thomas a BecketG.V.

ST 66 SW PUBLOW CHURCH STREET, Pensford (south side) 6/189 Church of St. Thomas a Becket G.V. II* Parish church. Late C14 tower, the rest of the church rebuilt in 1869 by C.E. Giles of Taunton. Consists of west tower, nave and north porch, south aisle and south porch, and chancel. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings to the tower; coursed sandstone rubble to the remainder with ashlar bands and dressings, slate roofs. West tower of 3 stages with angle buttresses, pyramidal slate roof set back behind embattled parapet, the merlons of which are pierced with cross-loops; projecting polygonal stair tower at south-east; 2-light bell chamber windows with cusped heads and pierced stone grille; blocked west door in moulded and pointed surround and restored 3-light west window. The body of the church has a mixture of Decorated style windows with buttresses between the bays. North and south gabled projecting porches and short east end. Interior. Tierceron vault to tower with central open roundel for bell ropes. Scissor braced rafters with crown post on tie beam between nave and chancel. (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England : North Somerset and Bristol, 1958).

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