The Church (no dedication), Sutton Mallet, Somerset
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A landmark for travellers
In medieval times, this church was a landmark for travellers crossing the lonely and potentially treacherous wilds of Sedgemoor.
Rebuilt in 1827 in a Georgian style by Richard Carver of Taunton, its interior is beautifully preserved and furnished with a lovely pulpit and box pews.
An original Medieval window that was reused can be seen in the small apse.
A strangely beautiful church
A pair of eccentric churches
Stunningly detailed medieval wall paintings
Limited parking in the adjacent narrow lane. 8 steps up to the level churchyard with grass path leading to uneven stone area outside the south porch. Access via a raised churchyard with 8 steps, uneven flagstones outside the south porch and 2 steps to nave.
Facilities & Hire
Due to the historic nature of our buildings, only a very small number of them have heating, running water and toilet facilities.The lighting is usually operated via a 'push button' timer or a motion sensor.
3 miles east of Bridgwater, off A39
Nearest railway station: Bridgwater (4 miles)
History & Further Information
Why not make your visit more enjoyable and informed by finding out more about this church and the CCT 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 CCT cares for in Somerset. Printed copies of the county guide are also available at the church.The Church Sutton Mallet Guidebook
The Church (no dedication), Sutton Mallet, is in our west region.
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