Compton Valence: St Thomas a Beckett

Compton Valence: St Thomas a Beckett
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Compton Valence

Statutory Designation Information

Listed Building?
This is a Grade II* Listed Building
View more information about this Listed Building on the National Heritage List for England web site
Scheduled Monument?
There is no Scheduled Monument within the curtilage or precinct

National Park

The church is not in a National Park

Conservation Area

The church is not in a Conservation Area

Heritage At Risk Status

On Heritage At Risk Register?
This church is not on the Heritage at Risk Register

Approximate Date

Approximate Date:

Exterior Image

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Summary Description

The church is in the middle of a small rural village, and stands above the road, surrounded by its graveyard. The church comprises a nave, a chancel, a tower at the west end of the nave, a north aisle, a vestry to the north of the chancel and a south porch. It was rebuilt in 1838, except for the Fifteenth Century tower.

Visiting and Facilities

The church is open for worship.
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Church Website

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Sources and Further Information

Church of England (2021) A Church Near You [Digital Archive/Index]
View information on worship and access at this church
Peter Martingdale (09.09.2021) Conservation Report [Digital Archive/Document]
Conservation Report
Nikolaus Pevsner (1951) The Buildings of England [Pevsner Architectural Guides] Volume: Dorset [Bibliography/Serial]
Church Buildings Council (2019) Church Bells 4 Bells [Archive/Index]
4 Bells