St Mary's Church, Seavington, Somerset
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A pretty village church with a battlemented tower
St Mary's is built of Ham stone with a battlemented tower. Originally thirteenth century, it was considerably enlarged in the fifteenth century and further altered in the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries. The oldest feature is a circular Norman font. Traces of Medieval wall paintings have recently been discovered.
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From a narrow lane with parking for 3 or 4 cars, there is an upward sloping path of stone and grass passing through iron gates leading to the south porch. Access through the south porch is relatively easy with one step down to the nave. Level entrance from path to the stone flag porch floor.
Facilities & Hire
Seavington St Mary's is available to hire for events and is a unique and beautiful venue. There is electric lighting but due to its historic nature the church has no heating, running water or toilet facilities, so thought needs to be given for events longer than a couple of hours (e.g. portaloo hire). St Mary's can seat up to 90 people. If you would like to hire this church please contact us here.
3 miles east of Ilminster, off A303
Nearest railway station: Crewkerne (4.8 mles)
History & Further Information
Why not make your visit more enjoyable and informed by finding out more about this church before you visit? You can download a range of publications below including the relevant county guide, and any walk round guides we have for this church.Somerset County Guide
This free of charge short guide contains details of all the churches we care for in Somerset. Printed copies of the county guide are also available at the church.St Mary's Seavington Guidebook
Seavington St Mary's Church Plan
Click the link above to download a copy of the Church Plan which sets out the shared vision for the future of the church. This is a working document that will be updated on a regular basis. If you have any feedback or if you want to contact us about the church plan please drop us a line. When you write, please do give the name of the church, thank you!
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