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Church of St David
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Location Barton St David, Somerset, England
Built 12th to 15th century
Listed Building – Grade II*
Official name: Church of St David
Designated 17 April 1959
Reference no. 1176035
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The Anglican Church of St David in Barton St David, Somerset, England was built in the 12th to 15th centuries. It is a Grade II* listed building.

History

The church was built between the 12th and 15th centuries. It underwent a Victorian restoration in the 19th century.

The parish is part of the Wheathill benefice, within the Diocese of Bath and Wells.

Architecture

The stone building has Doulting stone dressings and a tiled roof. It consists of a two-bay chancel and three-bay nave with one-bay transepts. The three-stage octagonal north-west tower was added in the 15th century. The Norman north doorway is of hamstone.

The interior fittings are mostly 18th or 19th century but there is a 13th century stone font. Within the church is a roll of honour and memorial to men from the village who fought in World War I.

See also

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