Church of St Peter & St Paul, Churchstanton

Church of St Peter & St Paul
Stone building with square tower, partially obscured by trees.
Location within Somerset
General information
Town or city Churchstanton
Country England
Coordinates 50°55′27″N 3°08′48″W / 50.9242°N 3.1467°W / 50.9242; -3.1467
Completed 14th century

The Anglican Church of St Peter & St Paul in Churchstanton, Somerset, England dates from the 14th century and has been designated as a Grade I listed building.[1][2]

Restoration work was carried out in 1719 and in 1830 a west gallery was added.[3] The rood screen was added in 1910.[2]

The church consists of a four-bay nave and a chancel which is at an angle to the nave and has a waggon roof.[4][2]

Within the church are a Norman or Romanesque font and Jacobean pulpit.[3] The font has a Hamstone square bowl which is supported by columns of Purbeck Marble.[4]

The parish is part of the Blackdown benefice which is within the Diocese of Bath and Wells.[5]

See also


  1. "Church of St Peter and St Paul". Images of England. English Heritage. Retrieved 2008-10-17.
  2. 1 2 3 "Church of St Peter and St Paul". National Heritage List for England. Historic England. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  3. 1 2 "St Peter and St Paul, Churchstanton". Blackdown benefice. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  4. 1 2 "St Peter, Churchstanton, Somerset". The Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland. King's College London. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  5. "St Peter & St Paul, Churchstanton". A Church Near You. Church of England. Retrieved 22 September 2016.

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