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Church of St Roch
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Location Pendomer, Closworth, Somerset, England
Built 14th century
Listed Building – Grade II*
Official name: Church of St Roch
Designated 19 April 1961
Reference no. 1307971

The Anglican Church of St Roch at Pendomer in Closworth, Somerset, England was built in the 14th century. It is a Grade II* listed building.

History

The church, dedicated to Saint Roch, was built in the 14th century, although 1297 has been suggested. It was modified in the 15th.

The parish is part of the Coker Ridge benefice within the Diocese of Bath and Wells.

Architecture

The stone building has hamstone dressings and clay tile roofs. It has a single-cell plan with a two-stage west tower with a parapet.

The interior includes a memorial dating from 1328 and an effigy of a knight believed to be John de Domer. There are remains of 15th century stained glass in some of the windows.

See also

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