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Church of All Saints
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Location Closworth, Somerset, England
Listed Building – Grade II*
Official name: Church of All Saints
Designated 19 April 1961
Reference no. 1057233
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The Church of All Saints in Closworth, Somerset, England was built in the 13th century. It is a Grade II* listed building.


The church was built in the 13th century and added to in the 15th. It underwent a Victorian restoration in 1875.

The parish is part of the Coker Ridge benefice within the Diocese of Bath and Wells.


The hamstone building has clay tile roofs. It consists of a four-bay nave and single-bay chancel. The four-stage west tower is supported by angle buttresses.

Inside the church are a 17th century wooden pulpit and 15th century octagonal font.

In the churchyard is the shaft from a 15th century hamstone cross.

Thomas Purdue, of the famous Purdue bell-founding family, is buried in the churchyard.

See also

  • List of ecclesiastical parishes in the Diocese of Bath and Wells
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