Church of The Blessed Virgin Mary, Emborough, Somerset

Chapel Hill, Wells, Somerset, BA3 4SG
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Open daily - closed on 14 August and 9 September 2021 for private services
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An elegant church on a Mendip ridge

Much of the church we see standing on a ridge of the Mendips dates from an early Georgian rebuilding, but its shape and site suggest Saxon origins.

Its prominent central tower, rising to an elegant parapet with four crocketted pinnacles at the corners, has a thirteenth-century base.

Inside are eighteenth-century fittings and the lovely barrel-shaped nave ceiling has a decorated plaster frieze at its east end.