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Church of the Holy Cross
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Location Weston Bampfylde, Sparkford, Somerset, England
Built 13th century
Listed Building – Grade II*
Official name: Church of the Holy Cross
Designated 24 March 1961
Reference no. 1243568

The Anglican Church of the Holy Cross in Weston Bampfylde, Sparkford, 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 refurbished in the 15th. A Victorian restoration was carried out in the 19th century.

Following an inspection in 2010 repair work was carried out on the stonework of the tower.

The parish is part of the Cam Vale benefice within the Diocese of Bath and Wells. It became part of the Sparkford Parish in 1933.

Architecture

The stone building has hamstone dressings and slate roofs. It consists of a two-bay chancel and three-bay nave with a vestry and south porch. The four-stage west tower is octagonal in its upper stages.

Inside the church are a 17th century timber pulpit and 12th century stone font.

See also

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