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Church of All Saints
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Location Sutton Bingham, Closworth, Somerset, England
Built 12th century
Listed Building – Grade I
Designated 19 April 1961
Reference no. 263603
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The Church of All Saints in Sutton Bingham in the civil parish of Closworth, Somerset, England dates from the 12th and 13th centuries and has been designated as a Grade I listed building.

Medieval wall painting All Saints Church - - 1264641
Death of the Virgin: Wall painting in the nave.

The interior includes a series of 14th century wall paintings, including, in the Chancel, the Coronation of the Virgin, and several bishops and saints. On the north wall of the nave is a portrayal of the Death of the Virgin (pictured below right). The murals were whitewashed during the Reformation and remained obscured until they were rediscovered in the 1860s.

The small belfry contains two bells, one dates from around 1250 and the other is from 1685.

The church is close to the shore of Sutton Bingham Reservoir.

Parish status

The church is in a joint parish with

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