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Church of All Saints
Stone building with small square tower.
Location Alford, Somerset, England
Built 15th century
Listed Building – Grade I
Designated 24 March 1961
Reference no. 261935

The Church of All Saints which is next to the River Brue in Alford, Somerset, England dates from the 15th century, with minor 19th-century restoration. It has been designated as a Grade I listed building.

The church has a 2-bay chancel and 3-bay nave and a south porch. The 2-stage tower, which is at the west end of the church contains a bell dating from 1753 and made by Thomas Bilbie of the Bilbie family.

The fittings include a Jacobean pulpit, dated 1625, and 16th-century benchends. The north windows have medieval stained glass including a large figure of Mary Magdalene.

The parish is part of the Six Pilgrims Benefice, which also includes Babcary, Hornblotton, Lovington, North Barrow and South Barrow and is part of Wells Archdeanery.

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