Church of St Mary the Virgin, Westonzoyland
|Church of St Mary the Virgin|
|Town or city||Westonzoyland|
The four-stage tower, which dates from around 1470, has an embattled parapet with quatrefoil arcading, and set-back buttresses which terminate in pinnacles on the bell-chamber stage. There are six bells in the tower. On the corners of the tower are hunky punks representing dragons.
The church contains a corner dedicated to local airmen who lost their lives in 1918 and 1919 and post World War II in the early 1950s. The current clergyman is the Reverend Christopher Keys. The parish is part of the benefice of WestonZoyland with Chedzoy within the Diocese of Bath and Wells.
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