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Church of St Mary
Chilthorne Domer church.jpg
Location Chilthorne Domer, Somerset, England
Built 13th century
Listed Building – Grade II*
Official name: Church of St Mary
Designated 19 April 1961
Reference no. 1345756
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The Anglican Church of St Mary in Chilthorne Domer, Somerset, England was built in the 13th century. It is a Grade II* listed building.

History

The church was built in the 13th century, and was granted to Bruton Priory in 1301. Restoration and revision of the building took place in the 14th and 15th centuries with some Victorian restoration in the 19th.

The parish is part of the Five Crosses benefice including Tintinhull and the surrounding villages within the Diocese of Bath and Wells.

Architecture

The hamstone building has slate roofs with a small bell turret. It consists of a three-bay nave and two-bay chancel.

Inside the church the pulpit is from the 17th century as a some of the pews. The 15th century font is octagonal. An effigy in the sanctuary comes from around 1275.

In the churchyard are a group of three chest tombs dating from the 17th and 18th centuries.

See also

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