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Church of St Mary the Virgin, Barrington

The Church of St Mary the Virgin in Barrington, Somerset, England dates from the 13th century and has been designated as a Grade I listed building.[1]

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Barrington
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LocationBarrington, Somerset, England
Coordinates50°57′34″N 2°52′16″W / 50.95944°N 2.87111°W / 50.95944; -2.87111Coordinates: 50°57′34″N 2°52′16″W / 50.95944°N 2.87111°W / 50.95944; -2.87111
Built13th century
Listed Building – Grade I
Designated17 April 1959[1]
Reference no.264319
Church of St Mary the Virgin, Barrington is located in Somerset
Church of St Mary the Virgin, Barrington
Location of Church of St Mary the Virgin, Barrington in Somerset

St Mary's Church has a three bay nave two bay chancel.[1] There is an unusual octagonal tower, which includes a bell dating from 1743 and made by Thomas Bilbie of the Bilbie family.[2]

The south transept includes a 13th-century canopied piscina. There is a 19th-century panelled pulpit which may contain fragments of an earlier construction.[1]

The parish is part of the benefice of Winsmoor within the deanery of Crewkerne and Ilminster.[3]

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  1. ^ a b c d "Church of St. Mary the Virgin". historicengland.org.uk. Retrieved 5 October 2007.
  2. ^ Moore, James; Rice, Roy; Hucker, Ernest (1995). Bilbie and the Chew Valley clock makers. The authors. ISBN 0-9526702-0-8.
  3. ^ "The Blessed Virgin Mary, Barrington". Church of England. Retrieved 12 September 2011.