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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1345357



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Rode

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 11-Mar-1968

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 267292

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ST8053 RODE CP FROME ROAD (South-East side)

13/345 Church of St Laurence



Parish Church. Late C14 and C15, restored 1874 by C E Davis. Random rubble, stone slate roofs, coped verges, cruciform finials. Clerestoried nave of 4 bays, North and South aisles, North chapel (now a vestry), South porch, 2-bay chancel. Embattled diagonally buttressed 3-stage tower with a stair turret, 3-light bell chamber windows repeated on the stage below, 5-light west window, panelled tracery, West door in a moulded 4-centred head surround, carved spandrels. Late C15 3-light South aisle windows, 2-light openings to North aisle renewed; 2-light openings to clerestory. Interior with 4-bay arcade to nave, chancel arch in conforming style; panelled tower arch, stone fan vault to tower. Roofs predominantly of the C19, except unceiled wagon roofs to aisles with ribs and bosses; angel corbels to nave roof. Piscinae in North and South aisles, that to South on South wall by a cusped tomb recess, nearby a gabled and crocketed niche. 2 squints giving onto chancel, renewed 3-light East window, piscina, C18 altar rail with twist-turned balusters. The upper part of a former Norman doorway remains in the vestry. Octagonal Perpendicular font with quatrefoils; 2 C17 chairs and a chest. 6 fine wall monuments of C18, and 9 of C19.

Listing NGR: ST8080953386

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National Grid Reference: ST 80808 53384


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