Churches: Kilve

Kilve church

Kilve Church Facts

Dedicated to
St Mary
Plan
  • Nave with south porch
  • Chancel
  • Vestry
  • Short west tower (in 2 stages)
Made of
  • Blue lias random rubble walls rendered with lime mortar.
  • Slate roof
Age
  • First church built on site 10th / 11th Century
  • Present church built in the 14th / 15th Century
  • Restored in 1913 and 2000
Special features
  • Until 1636, the bells were kept in a separate thatched building
  • The chancel used to be longer, with a choir for the Chantry priests to use

Kilve Church I-Spy

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