STOKE PERO CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1174803
Date first listed:
22-May-1969
Statutory Address:
STOKE PERO CHURCH

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Location

Statutory Address:
STOKE PERO CHURCH

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Somerset West and Taunton (District Authority)
Parish:
Luccombe
National Park:
EXMOOR
National Grid Reference:
SS 87835 43495

Details

SS84SE LUCCOMBE CP STOKE PERO

5/58 Stoke Pero Church

22.5.69

GV II*

Parish church, dedication unknown. C13 tower, 1897 church and tower reroofed and extensively restored, restored again 1955. Three bay nave and chancel without division, north porch, west tower. Random rubble local stone, slate roofs, overhanging eaves, sprockets. Saddleback one and a half stage tower, gable ends set east-west, diagonal buttress to string course, roof extended as catslide over north-west stair turret, small window as bell opening by stair turret, Irregularly placed square opening west end. south front of nave two 2-light mullioned window to chancel, 2-light east window, north front C19 3-light ovolo moulded mullioned windows flanking porch, buttress at junction of nave and chancel, gabled single storey porch with plain pointed arch opening, chamfered pointed arch opening to inner door, restored C16-C17 door with arcane lettering. Interior: rendered. No chancel arch, semi-circular tower arch, unmoulded with ogee moulded impost to archivault. Late C19 open wagon roof with bosses, C19 pews incorporating some Cl7 bench ends at west end. Pulpit of old panelling with moulded cornice. Baluster font. (Pevsner, Buildings of England, South and West Somerset, 1958; Chadwick Healey, History of the Part of West Somerset, 1901).

Listing NGR: SS8783543495

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
265341
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Healey, C, The History of the Part of West Somerset, (1901)
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South and West Somerset, (1958)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 25 Aug 2000
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