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Church of St Andrew
St Andrews Church Thorne Coffin (geograph 2056890).jpg
Location Thorne Coffin, Somerset, England
Built 14th century
Listed Building – Grade II*
Official name: Church of St Andrew
Designated 19 April 1961
Reference no. 1263070
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The Church of St Andrew in Thorne Coffin, Somerset, England was built in the 14th century. It is a Grade II* listed building.


The church was built in the 14th century and restored in 1891. The north porch was built in 1613.

The parish is part of the Five Crosses benefice which includes Tintinhull, Chilthorne Domer, Yeovil Marsh, Thorne Coffin and Lufton, within the Diocese of Bath and Wells.


The stone building has a tiled roof with a small bellcote. It consists of a one-bay chancel and two-bay nave, with small porches on the northern and southern sides.

The interior fittings, including the font are 18th century except the octagonal pulpit which dates from 1624.

The churchyard is surrounded a 3 metres (9.8 ft) high wall and is home to several Yew trees.

See also

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