Church of St Andrew, Compton Dundon facts for kids
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|Location||Compton Dundon, Somerset, England|
|Official name: Church of St Andrew|
|Designated||17 April 1959|
The chancel of the church was built in the 14th century with the rest being added in the 15th. Restoration was carried out around 1900.
The parish is part of the benefice of Street with Walton and Compton Dundon within the Diocese of Bath and Wells.
The stone building has hamstone dressings and clay tile roofs. It consists of a four-bay nave and two-bay chancel with and south porch and north east vestry. The three-stage west tower is supported by corner buttresses. The bells in the tower were rehung in 1936.
In the churchyard is an ancient yew tree, assessed as being over 1700 years old. The trunk of the tree is hollow and has a circumference of 23 feet (7.0 m).
There is also an 18th century chest tomb.
- List of ecclesiastical parishes in the Diocese of Bath and Wells
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