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Abbots Leigh, Holy Trinity, on Church Road. Two additional views - 1, 2, and the interior. ST 5444 7402. All Carole Sage (2016). Link. Grade II* listed.
Adsborough
, former chapel. ST 277 291. Mike Berrell (2013). Photo removed at request of property owner. Link (which includes a link to a photo).
Alcombe, Minehead - see Minehead.
Aller, St. Andrew, on Church Path. Two interiors - 1, 2. The list of rectors commences in 1205. ST 396 288. Link. Grade II* listed. A former chapel, now in residential use. All Mike Berrell (2016).
Ash Priors, Holy Trinity. Two interiors - 1, 2, a squint, and the list of incumbents, going back to 1439. ST 151 295. All Mike Berrell (2014). Grade II* listed.
Ashill, St. Mary the Virgin. Two interiors - 1, 2. The list of vicars commences in 1312. ST 321 173. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link. Grade II* listed.
Ashington, St. Vincent. ST 561 214. Julie Baker. Link.
Athelney, the former Jubilee Chapel (1995), at Stathe Cottages. Mike Berrell (2015).
Axbridge, St. John the Baptist. ST 432 546. Roy Graham. Link.

Backwell, St. Andrew. ST 493 683. Andrew Ross. Three additional views - 1, 2, 3, all Carole Sage (2016). Grade I listed. Wesleyan Zion Chapel (1853). Graeme Harvey. Another view, Carole Sage (2016). Baptist Church. ST 497 693. Carole Sage (2016). Link.
Banwell, St. Andrew. ST 399 591. Barbara Barklem.
Barrington, St. Mary the Virgin. ST 389 181. Bill McKenzie. Another view, and two interior views - 1, 2, the latter showing the unusual double squint. An explanatory notice in the church says that the squints were there so the priests officiating in the side chapels could see, and synchronise to, the service at the main altar. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link. Grade I listed. Former Chapel at ST 389 182. Mike Berrell (2014).
Barrow Common, the former Baptist Chapel (a tin tabernacle). ST 551 681. Carole Sage (2016).
Barrow Gurney, Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Edward. Two additional views - 1, 2. ST 515 685. All Carole Sage (2016). Link. Grade II* listed.
Bath.
Bathampton, St. Nicholas. ST 777 665. Dave  Westrap. Link.
Bathford, St. Swithun. Two further views- 1, 2. Link. The church itself doesn't seem to be listed, but part of the churchyard wall is listed as grade II - link. Some further ancient fragments seem to be built into the church itself. Bathford also has a Baptist Chapel with a date-stone of 1839. It closed in 2011 (see this link). All Peter Morgan (2012).
Bathpool, Taunton - see Taunton.
Bathwick, Bath - see Bath.
Beercrocombe, St. James. Two interiors - 1, 2. The list of rectors commences in 1318.  ST 326 205. All Mike Berrell (2014). Grade I listed.
Berrow, St. Mary on Coast Road, a C13 church. ST 293 524. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection. A modern view. Andrew Ross. Interior view, Richard Roberts (2016). Grade I listed.
Bickenhall, the former St. Paul (now the Parish Hall), ST 283 188. Mike Berrell (2014). Grade II listed.
Bicknoller, St. George on Church Lane. Two interiors - 1, 2, and the list of vicars, which goes back to 1249. ST 111 394. All Mike Berrell (2013). Link. Grade I listed.
Binegar, Holy Trinity. Another view. Both Jill Bennett (2017). Link. Grade II* listed.
Bishop Sutton, Holy Trinity (1848) on Wick Road. Another view. ST 58595 59582. Grade II listed. The recently closed (2015) Methodist Chapel on The Street, built as Wesleyan in 1914. Carole advises that there were tentative plans for the Baptists to take over the building. ST 5872 5983. The predecessor building (1778) still stands adjacent, and served as the church hall after its replacement was built. A simple plaque announces that John Wesley Preached Here 17th September 1782. All Carole Sage (2016).
Bishop's Hull, Taunton - see Taunton.
Bishops Lydeard, St. Mary the Virgin on Church Street. Two interiors - 1, 2. ST 168 298. Link. Grade I listed. The former Congregational Chapel on High Street. ST 169 299. All Mike Berrell (2013).
Bishopswood, Bishopswood Chapel (1874 - date-stone). ST 257 128. Both Mike Berrell (2014).
Blagdon, St. Andrew. Link. Grade II* listed. Baptist Church. Link. The former Wesleyan Methodist Church, now in residential use. Another view. All Janet Gimber (2016).
Bradford-on-Tone, St Giles. ST 173 230. Andrew Ross. Another view, two interior views - 1, 2, a window, and an unusual feature for a church - a set of stocks!, all Mike Berrell (2013). Link. Grade II* listed.
Brean, St. Bridget. Another view. ST 297 559. "Fantastic Building!" says Andrew. Methodist Church. ST 295 561. Link. All Andrew Ross.
Brent Knoll, St. Michael. ST 335 507. Link. Methodist Church. ST 333 507. Both Andrew Ross.
Bridgwater.
Brockley, St. Nicholas. ST 466 670. Carole Sage (2016). Link. Grade II* listed.
Broomfield, St. Mary and All Saints on Church Road. ST 224 320. Simon Kidner. Another view, and an interior, both John Pether. Link. Grade I listed.
Bruton, St. Mary the Virgin. Bob Feltham. A photo from 1964, Christopher Skottowe. Link. Grade I listed.
Buckland St. Mary, St. Mary the Virgin. ST 271 135. Jon Mayled. Another view, two interiors - 1, 2, altar and reredos, and a spectacular memorial, all Mike Berrell (2014). Link. Grade II* listed.
Burnett, St. Michael. Another view. Link. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, now in residential use. All Janet Gimber (2014).
Burnham-on-Sea.
Burrington, Holy Trinity. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection. 
Burrowbridge, St. Michael on Main Road. Two interior views - 1, 2. ST 358 304. All Mike Berrell (2015). Grade II listed.
Butcombe, St. Michael and All Angels. Janet Gimber (2016). Link. Grade II* listed.

Cameley, St. James of Compostella is now cared for by the Churches Conservation Trust. Dating from the 12th century, the tower is of the 15th. The church was closed in 1956, it then being in a very poor condition. A determined restoration campaign followed, and it re-opened in 1960. But redundancy followed in 1976, and was transferred to what is now the Trust in 1981. Two further views - 1, 2, two interiors - 1, 2, the Clerk's pew, the pulpit and the font. Some wall paintings survive - this example shows the foot of St. Christopher as he was carrying the Christ child across a stream. I particularly like the crab. An unusual feature is an external flight of steps, giving access to the gallery, built against the porch. ST 60124 57567. All Carole Sage (2016). Another view, Janet Gimber (2016). Link. Grade I listed.
Carhampton, St. John the Baptist on Church Lane. Another view, and an interior view. ST 009 426. All Dave Westrap. Another view, and two additional interiors - 1, 2, all Mike Berrell (2013). Link1. Link2. Link3. Grade I listed.
Carlingcott, Methodist Church, originally United Free Methodist. Link. Grade II listed. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, now residential. Both Janet Gimber (2016).
Castle Cary, All Saints and St. Andrew. From an old postcard (franked 1908) in Steve Bulman's Collection. Link.
Chard.
Cheddar.
Cheddon Fitzpaine, The Blessed Virgin Mary on Maidenbrook Lane. Another view. ST 243 276. Both Alan Gardiner (2013). The lychgate is substantial, as is the lich-stone, where the coffin could be rested. Two interior views - 1, 2. All Mike Berrell (2013). Link. Grade II* listed.
Chelvey, St. Bridget. Another view. ST 4662 6837. Both Carole Sage (2016). Grade I listed.
Chelwood, St. Leonard. Janet Gimber (2016). Link. Grade II* listed.
Chew Magna, St. Andrew on South Parade. Another two views -1, 2, the tower, interior view, East window, the screen, and the richly-carved pulpit. ST 57716 63240. Link. Grade I listed. The former Hope Chapel (1874, Methodist Free Church) on Battle Lane. Now used as an office, it seems to have closed as a church in the 1970's. An earlier Wesleyan Methodist Chapel is mentioned in a National Gazetteer (1868), but it's location is so far unknown. ST 57161 63155. Catholic Church of the Sacred Heart on High Street. (1960's, R.C.). ST 57114 63104. Link1. Link2. Chew Magna Baptist Church (1867) on Tunbridge Road was built by Bristol Baptist Itinerant Society. ST 57666 63044. Link. Grade II listed.
All Carole Sage (2017).
Chew Stoke, St. Andrew on Church Lane. Note the eccentric stair-turret with its own small spire. Another view. The church has a good number of gargoyles, a selection of four - 1, 2, 3, 4. ST 55685 61948. All Carole Sage (2017). Link. Grade II* listed. Methodist Church (C), a late C19 re-build of an 1815-16 chapel. ST 55993 61599. Carole Sage (2016).
Chilcompton, St. John the Baptist. Another view. Link. Grade II* listed. Church House (on On The Street), built as the hall for St. John in 1916, it has been used for services. The former St. Aldhelm (R.C.) on Frys Well and Bowden Hill. Link (still available). The former Methodist Church, on Frys Well and Bakers Lane, now residential, was originally Wesleyan. All Janet Gimber (2016).
Chiselborough, St. Peter and St. Paul on Church Lane. Two interior views - 1, 2, and the altar. ST 468 149. All Mike Berrell (2014). Grade II* listed.
Churchill, St. John the Baptist on Church Lane. A C12 church re-built in the C14 and C15, with a Victorian restoration. Two further views - 1, 2, and an example of the many gargoyles. ST 4373 6024. Link. Grade I listed. The Methodist Church on Front Street dates from the 1870's. Another view. Link. Grade II listed. All Carole Sage (2016).
Churchinford, Baptist Chapel. Simon Kidner.
Churchstanton, St. Peter & St. Paul. Simon Kidner. Link.
Clandown, the former Holy Trinity, now in residential use. Another view. The former Methodist Church on Springfield Place, built as Primitive Methodist. All Janet Gimber (2016).
Clapton, the former Methodist Church on Zion Hill, originally Wesleyan. Janet Gimber (2016).
Clapton in Gordano, St. Michael, now in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. It closed in 1995, though occasional services are still held here. Another view, and the porch. ST 46783 73536. All Carole Sage (2016). Link. Grade I listed.
Claverham, St. Barnabas on Jasmine Lane. Two additional views - 1, 2. ST 449 666. Link. The former Methodist Church (1867-1972) on Chapel Lane, now converted to residential use. ST 447 661. Friends' Meeting House (1729) on Meeting House Lane. It replaced an earlier one which dated back to at least 1672. Another view. Free Church (Evangelical) on Claverham Road. ST 446 660. All Carole Sage (2016).
Cleeve, Holy Trinity. Another view. ST 460 661. Link. Grade II* listed. A former chapel on Chapel Lane and Cleeve Hill Road. Marked as such on the 1974 O.S. map, it's now in residential use. Carole has been unable to establish any further information about it, other than the Geograph entry, which states that it was a Brethren church, and had been built as a chapel for quarry workers. Another view. All Carole Sage (2016).
Clevedon.
Clutton, St. Augustine of Hippo on Marsh Lane. Originally of the late C12 (with a tower of the C15) the church has been extensively re-built over the ensuing centuries. This is one of a very small number of churches with a ha-ha to keep livestock out of the churchyard. ST 6227 5893. Carole Sage (2016). Two further views - 1, 2. Grade II* listed. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel on Upper Bristol Road dates from 1810, and has been converted to residential use, seemingly since 2002, when it is still shown as a place of worship on the O.S. map of that vintage. ST 619 591. The former Congregational Chapel (later U.R.C.) on Station Road is of the late C19, and had closed during the 1980's or 1990's. This is also now residential. ST 6236 5923. Clutton also had a Primitive Methodist Chapel, as noticed in an 1868 gazetteer, but where this was, and whether is still survives is, at present, unknown. Can you advise? All Carole Sage (2016). The site of the Zion United Free Methodist Church. Janet Gimber (2016). A photo of it is available here.
Combe Down, Holy Trinity. From an old postcard in Reg Dosell's Collection. Link.
Combe Florey, St. Peter & St. Paul. ST 1506 3117. Simon Kidner. Another view, two interiors - 1, 2, and the list of rectors, which commences in 1316. ST 4446 2850. All Mike Berrell (2016). Link. Grade I listed.
Combe St. Nicholas, St. Nicholas. Two interiors - 1, 2. A brass plaque gives a little history about the screen. ST 301 112. Link. Grade I listed. Methodist Church (1891) on Stooper's Hill. ST 301 114. Link. Grade II listed. All Mike Berrell (2013).
Combwich, St. Peter (1870) on Church Hill, undergoing repairs. ST 2586 4227. Grade II listed. The former 1838 Bethel Chapel on School Lane, now in residential use. ST 2578 4236. Both Mike Berrell (2016).
Compton Martin, St. Michael the Archangel. Another view. Link1. Link2. Grade I listed. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel on Mill Street, now in residential use. Another view. All Janet Gimber (2016).
Congresbury, St. Andrew on Church Drive. It was consecrated in 1215, on the site of an earlier church. ST 4357 6377. Jack Frost. Two additional views - 1, 2, two interiors - 1, 2, the Merle Chapel, and the altar. The font is C13, with a Jacobean cover, and the pulpit is of 1856. All Carole Sage (2016). Link. Grade I listed. Methodist Church on High Street. It dates from 1875, though there has been a Methodist congregation since 1852. It's not known whether the earlier building (if there indeed was one) was sited here or elsewhere. ST 4378 6373. Carole Sage (2016). Link.
Corfe, St. Nicholas. Two interiors - 1, 2. ST 233 197. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link. Grade II* listed.
Coxley, Christ Church. Bill Henderson.
Creech St. Michael, St. Michael on Bull Street. ST 275 253. Maggie Exon. Another view, three   interior views - 1, 2, 3, and an unusual feature in a churchyard - a set of stocks, all Mike Berrell (2013). Link. Grade I listed. Zion Baptist Church on St. Michael Road. ST 273 257. Mike Berrell (2013). Link.
Crewkerne.
Cricket Malherbie, St. Mary Magdalene. ST 361 115. Julie Baker. Link.
Cricket St. Thomas, St. Thomas, which was used in the TV series "To the Manor Born". Another view. ST 372 085. Both Julie Baker. Link.
Croscombe, St. Mary the Virgin. Mark Turbott. Another view. Interior view, showing the rood screen and pulpit. ST 591 445. Both Kevin Gordon. Another exterior and interior view, both Christopher Skottowe (1965). Link. Grade I listed.
Crowcombe, Church of the Holy Ghost. Another view, two interior views - 1, 2, and a list of vicars dating back to 1297. ST 141 367. All Mike Berrell (2013). Link. Grade I listed.
Culbone, St. Culbone. Has been claimed as the smallest parish church in England. Simon Kidner.
Curry Mallet, All Saints on Lower Street. Another view, and two interiors - 1, 2. This church was previously dedicated to St. James - the building grade I listing calls it such. Mike has found an on-line source of 1875 calling it St. James, and another of 1939 as All Saints. Can you narrow down the date any more closely?  ST 334 209. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link.
Curry Rivel, St. Andrew. Another view. Both Jenny Ludgate. Two interior views - 1, 2; the list of rectors and vicars goes back to 1257. All Mike Berrell (2013). Link. Grade I listed. U.R.C., built as Congregational in 1840. Mike Berrell (2013). Link. Grade II listed.

Dinnington, St. Nicholas on Church Hill. Interior view (taken through a window). ST 403 128. Grade II* listed. The former Bible Christian Chapel (1864 - date-stone) on Chapel Lane, now in secular use. ST 402 129. Grade II listed. All Mike Berrell (2014).
Donyatt, St. Mary. Another view, and two interiors - 1, 2. ST 339 141. All Mike Berrell (2014). Grade II* listed.
Dowlish Wake, St. Andrew on Mill Lane. Two interiors - 1, 2. ST 3758 1297. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link. Grade II* listed.
Drayton, St. Catherine on Church Street. Two interiors - 1, 2. ST 4052 2478. All Mike Berrell (2016). Grade I listed.
Dundry, St. Michael the Archangel on Church Road, with its remarkable tower. ST 5576 6686. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection. Three additional views - 1, 2, 3, all Carole Sage (2016). Link1. Link2. Grade I listed. Baptist Church. Built in 1828 by the Bristol Baptist Itinerant Society, the date-stone announces that it was also restored in 1877. Two further views - 1, 2. ST 5649 6661. All Carole Sage (2016).
Dunster, St. George. SS 990 436. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection. Two modern views 1, 2, and two interior views 1, 2 all Dave Westrap. Another view,  Carole Sage (2016). Link1. Link2. Link3. The former Methodist Chapel on West Street and St. Georges Street. Another view. SS 9901 4357. Both Carole Sage (2016). The Nunnery on Church Street was built as a nunnery, but never used as such, and was instead used as guest accommodation (with chantry chapel) for the Priory. From Jim Parker's Collection. Link.
Durston, St. John the Baptist. Built in 1853, on the site of an earlier church. ST 291 281. Simon Kidner. Another view, and two interiors - 1, 2, all Mike Berrell (2013). Link. Grade II listed.

East Brent, St. Mary the Virgin. ST 343 519. Link. Methodist Church. ST 347 520. Both Andrew Ross.
East Chinnock, St. Mary the Virgin on High Street. Interior views - 1, 2, and a modern window. ST 499 133. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link. Grade II listed.
East Harptree, St. Laurence, undergoing re-roofing in 2016. Two additional views - 1, 2. Link. Grade II* listed. The former United Free Methodist Chapel, now in residential use. All Janet Gimber (2016).
East Lyng, St. Bartholomew. Two interior views - 1, 2. ST 333 289. All Mike Berrell (2015). Link. Grade I listed.
East Quantoxhead. Maggie Exon.
Easton, St. Paul. June Norris.
Easton in Gordano, St. George. ST 5143 7575. Peter Morgan. Two additional views - 1, 2, both Carole Sage (2016). Link. Grade II* listed.
Enmore, St. Michael on Frog Lane. Two interiors - 1, 2. The list of rectors commences before 1330. ST 2398 3521. All Mike Berrell (2016 ). Link. Grade II* listed.
Evercreech, St. Peter. From an old postcard (franked 1905) in Steve Bulman's Collection. A view from 1964, Christopher Skottowe. Link. Grade I listed.

Failand, St. Bartholomew. Two further views - 1, 2. ST 5148 7351. Grade II listed. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (1825), was converted into a private residence in the mid-1960's. ST 5189 7360. The former Methodist Church. Built in the 1960's to serve new housing, the chapel had been converted to residential use by the 1990's. ST 51708 71841. All Carole Sage (2016).
Farmborough, All Saints. Another view. Grade II* listed. The former United Free Methodist Chapel (1895). The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, also now residential. All Janet Gimber (2016).
Farrington Gurney, St. John the Baptist. Another view. Link. Grade II listed. Methodist Church. Link. All Janet Gimber (2016).
Fiddington, St. Martin of Tours on Church Road. Two interior views - 1, 2. The list of rectors commences in 1316. ST 2157 4059. All Mike Berrell (2016). Grade II listed.
Fitzhead, St. James the Great on Church Road. Two Interior views - 1, 2. The list of incumbents goes back to 1262. ST 120 284. All Mike Berrell (2014). Grade II* listed.
Fivehead, St. Martin. Two interior views - 1, 2. ST 353 229. Link. Grade I listed. Baptist Chapel (1860, enlarged 1869, as the date-stone says). Interior view. Link. Grade II listed. All Mike Berrell (2013).
Flax Bourton, St. Michael and All Angels. Two additional views - 1, 2. ST 5066 6937. All Carole Sage (2016). Interior view, from an old postcard in Andrew Ross's Collection, dated ca. 1920. Grade II* listed. The former Hospital Chapel (1860), dedicated to St. George, was originally built as the chapel for Bedminster Union workhouse, at the expense of William Gibbs of Tyntesfield. The hospital closed in about 1993, and was subsequently converted to offices, but Carole Sage says it doesn't appear to be in use at present. ST 518 695. Graeme Harvey. Two additional views - 1, 2, both Carole Sage (2016). Grade II listed.
Forde Abbey, the chapel, originally the chapter house of the monastery. Interior view. ST 359 051. Both Steve Bulman (2010). Link.
Foxcote, St. James the Less. Janet Gimber (2016). Link.
Frome, St. John the Baptist on Bath Street. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection. Two modern views - 1, 2, interior view, and font, all Dennis Harper (2010). Link. Grade II* listed - link. The Frome Dissenters Cemetery Chapel. JP Parsons & Trustees of Frome Dissenters Cemetery. Link.

Galmington, Taunton - see Taunton.
Glastonbury.
Goathurst, St. Edward King and Martyr on Long Lane. Two interiors - 1, 2. ST 25655 34356. All Mike Berrell (2016).  Link. Grade I listed.

Halcon, Taunton - see Taunton.
Hallatrow, Friends' Meeting House and burial ground, at the junction of Wells Road and Harts Lane. Janet advises that there is no obvious sign of the burial ground, and whether the building that was the one used by the Friends is the current one is also unknown. It was in use from the 17th century. Standing opposite on Wells Road is the site of the former Gospel Hall, which burned down in 1962. The present building has a churchy look about it, but whether it is used as such, or was a residential re-build reflecting the sites history is unknown. Both Janet Gimber (2016).
Halse, St. James the Less on Church Lane. Two interiors - 1, 2. ST 140 278. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link. Grade I listed.
Hambridge, St. James the Less (1843). Two interior views - 1, 2. ST 393 210. Link. Grade II listed. Zion Chapel (Bible Christians). The date-stone records the date of 1855. ST 393 211. All Mike Berrell (2014).
Haselbury Plucknett, St. Michael and All Angels on Church Lane.  Two interior views - 1, 2. ST 471 110. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link. Grade II* listed.
Hatch Beauchamp, St. John the Baptist on Hatch Court. Two interior views - 1, 2. The list of rectors commences in 1311. ST 304 203. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link. Grade I listed.
Henley, Christian Fellowship, on Henley Road, which was originally Zion Chapel (1841). ST 4387 3198. Mike Berrell (2016). Link.
Hewish, the former St. Anne (1864-1986), now in residential use. Another view. ST 3976 6426. Both Carole Sage (2016). Grade II listed.
High Ham, St. Andrew on Ham Hill. Two interior views - 1, 2, and the font, which a notice in the church dates to 1100-1135. The list of rectors commences in 1223. All Mike Berrell (2016). Link. Grade I listed.
High Littleton, Holy Trinity. Bob Feltham. Link1. Link2. Grade II listed. Methodist Church. Janet Gimber (2014). Link.
Highbridge.
Hillfarrance, Holy Cross. Two interior views (1, 2). ST 168 246. All Mike Berrell (2013). Link. Grade II* listed.
Hinton Blewett, St. Margaret (previously dedicated as All Saints). Another view. Both Janet Gimber (2016). Link. Grade I listed.
Hinton St. George, St. George on Church Street. Two interiors - 1, 2.  The list of rectors commences in 1297. ST 418 127. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link. Grade I listed.
Holford, St. Mary the Virgin on Church Road. Two interior views - 1, 2. The list of rectors goes back to 1319. ST 157 411. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link. Grade II listed.
Horton, St. Peter (1900) on Hanning Road. Two interiors - 1, 2, and an attractive modern window. ST 324 149. Link. Broadway Hill Methodist Church on Pound Road. ST 321 149. Link. All Mike Berrell (2014).
Hutton, St. Mary the Virgin. ST 352 585. Andrew Ross.

Ilminster.
Ilton, St. Peter on Church Road. Two interior views - 1, 2. The list of vicars commences in 1643. ST 352 175. Grade II* listed. A former Chapel on Church Road, dated 1874 (date-stone). Circa ST 350 174. Grade II listed. All Mike Berrell (2014).
Isle Abbots, St. Mary the Virgin on Abbotts Way. Two interior views - 1, 2, and the squint. The list of incumbents goes back to 1262. ST 353 210. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link. Grade I listed.
Isle Brewers, All Saints (1861). ST 369 211. Mike Berrell (2014). Link. Grade II listed.

Kelston, St. Nicholas. Janet Gimber (2014). Grade II listed.
Kenn, St. John the Evangelist. Another view, and the porch. ST 416 690. Link. Grade II* listed. The former Congregational Church, converted to residential use. ST 417 690. All Carole Sage (2016).
Kewstoke, St. Paul. ST 334 633. Andrew Ross. Another view - from an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection.
Keynsham.
Kilton. Maggie Exon.
Kilve, The Blessed Virgin Mary. The lychgate. Link. Grade II* listed - link. The remains of the Chantry Chapel (1329). Link. Comprehensive description and history here. Grade II* listed. All John Gimber (2012).
Kingsbury Episcopi, St. Martin on Church Street. Two interior views - 1, 2. The list of incumbents commences in 1213. ST 437 211. Link. Grade I listed. Methodist Church on Folly Road. ST 434 211. Link. The former Wesleyan Chapel on Church Street, now in residential use. Built 1810, re-built 1853, as the date-stone shows. ST 435 211. All Mike Berrell (2014).
Kingsdon, All Saints. Interior view. Both Carole Sarvis. Nearby stands Lyte's Cary Manor House, with its private chapel. Interior view and squint. Circa ST 533 265. All Janet Gimber (2014). Link1. Link2. Grade I listed.
Kingston St. Mary, St. Mary the Virgin on Church Lane. Two interiors - 1, 2, and the list of vicars, which goes back to 1312. ST 223 297. All Mike Berrell (2013). Link. Grade I listed.
Kingston Seymour, All Saints. ST 401 669. Bob Feltham. Link. Grade I listed. The former Ebenezer Chapel (Plymouth Brethren) stands nearby at ST 403 669. Dating from the 1860's, it shows on the 1973-4 OS map as Kingston Seymour Chapel. Now converted to residential use, a photo can be seen on an Estate Agent website.
Kingstone, St. John and All Saints on Moolham Lane. Two interiors - 1, 2. ST 379 137. All Mike Berrell (2014). Grade II* listed.
Kingweston, All Saints. Interior view. Here lies Ned Sherrin. All Roger Hopkins (2013). Grade II* listed.

Leigh on Mendip, St. Giles. ST 693 473. Kevin Gordon. Two additional views - 1, 2, both Christopher Skottowe (1965). Link. Grade I listed.
Leigh Woods, St. Mary the Virgin, on Church Road. An unusual church, with dormer windows, and an odd tower. ST 5584 7289. Andrew Ross. Two additional views - 1, 2, and the churchyard gate, all Carole Sage (2016). Link.
Lilstock. Maggie explains that this church was de-consecrated in the late 19th century, and only the chancel has been restored. Maggie Exon.
Locking, St. Augustine. ST 363 596. Link. RAF Locking Church (now closed along with the base). ST 369 599. Link. Both Andrew Ross.
Long Ashton, All Saints, on Church Lane. ST 5534 7096. From an old postcard in Bob Feltham's Collection. A modern view, and a view of the screen. ST 553 709. Both Andrew Ross. Three further views - 1, 2, 3, all Carole Sage (2016). Grade II* listed. Former Congregational church (1892) on Long Ashton Road, was later U.R.C., and is now converted to residential use. Thanks to Jon Mayled for advising its former denomination. ST 5505 7088. Andrew Ross. Two additional views - 1, 2, both Carole Sage (2016). The previous Congregational Church (1792-1891) is also now residential. ST 5526 7117. Carole Sage (2016). Hebron Evangelical Church. ST 5402 7044. Carole Sage (2016). Link. Church of the Ascension (CoE, 1960's). ST 5374 7032. Carole Sage (2016), who advises that this is also known as Keedwell Church. Lower Court Farm is the location of a C14/C15 Chantry Chapel. Not accessible to the public, the chapel lies behind the trees to the right of the photo. Carole Sage (2016). Grade II* listed.
Long Sutton, Holy Trinity. Interior view. Both Carole Sarvis. Link (follow the "Friends of LS Church").
Low Ham, The-Church-in-the-Field (no dedication, K), on New Way. Two interiors - 1, 2. ST 43240 29097. All Mike Berrell (2016). Grade I listed.
Lower Langford, St. Mary (1900). Link. Langford Evangelical Church was built as New Independent Chapel in 1846, with help from the Bristol Itinerant Society. It joined with the Congregational Union for some time, but became independent again in 1968. Link. Both Carole Sage (2016).
Loxton, St. Andrew. From an old postcard in Judy Flynn's Collection. Grade II* listed - link.
Lydeard St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence. Two interior views - 1, 2. The list of rectors commences in 1270. ST 1281 3213. All Mike Berrell (2016). Link. Grade I listed.
Lympsham, St. Christopher. ST 335 541. Andrew Ross.

Mark, Church of Holy Cross (previously St. Mark) on Church Street. Mainly of C13, with a mid-C19 restoration. ST 380 478. Jeremy Roberts (2016). Another view, Christopher Skottowe (1965). Link. Grade I listed. The former General Baptist Chapel (pre-1886) on Church Street, now in residential use. ST 378 479. Jeremy Roberts (2016).
Marksbury, St. Peter. Janet Gimber (2014). Link. Grade II* listed.
Marston Bigot, St. Leonard. Another view. Both Dennis Harper (2010). Grade I listed - this says it dates from 1789.
Mells, St. Andrew. The grave with the poppies is that of Siegfried Sassoon. ST 728 493. Kevin Gordon. The South porch, Christopher Skottowe (1964). Link.
Merriott, All Saints on Church Street. ST 443 129. Two interiors - 1, 2. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link. Grade II* listed.  
Middle Chinnock, St. Margaret on Poop Hill. Two interior views - 1, 2. The list of rectors begins in 1337. ST 472 131. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link. Grade II* listed.
Middlezoy, Holy Cross. Two interior views - 1, 2. ST 375 331. Link. Grade I listed. The former Methodist Chapel (1847) on Old Chapel Road. ST 376 329. The Levels Methodist Church on Church Road, built as Wesleyan in 1898. ST 375 328. All Mike Berrell (2015).
Midsomer Norton, St. John the Baptist. Another view. Link. Grade II* listed. Holy Ghost (R.C.), just off the High Street, was originally a tithe barn dating from the 15th century, and converted by G. G. Scott. It's apparently now only used for "occasional" services. Link. Grade II* listed. Methodist Church on High Street. Link. All Janet Gimber (2016).
Milton Clevedon, St. James. Christopher Skottowe (1964). Link. Grade II* listed.
Milverton, St. Michael and All Angels on St. Michael's Hill. Two Interior views - 1, 2. ST 122 259. Link. Grade I listed. Wesleyan Chapel on Silver Street. ST 124 258. All Mike Berrell (2014).
Minehead.
Montacute, St. Catherine on Middle Street. ST 497 170. Bill McKenzie. Two interiors - 1, 2, and the list of vicars, all Mike Berrell (2014). Grade II* listed. Baptist Church (1879) on South Street. ST 499 169. Link. Mike Berrell (2014). Grade II listed.  
Mucheleny, St. Peter and St. Paul. ST 429 249. Roy Graham. Link.
Mudford, St. Mary the Virgin. ST 573 199. Julie Baker. Link.

Nailsea.
Nempnett Thrubwell, The Blessed Virgin Mary. Link. Grade II* listed. The former Baptist Church. Both Janet Gimber (2016).
Nether Stowey, St. Mary the Virgin on St. Mary's Street. Two interior views - 1, 2. ST 197 3971. Both Mike Berrell (2014). Link.
North Curry, St. Peter and St. Paul on Church Road. Another view. ST 319 256. Both from old postcards in Reg Dosell's Collection. Another view, and two interior views (1, 2), all Mike Berrell (2013). Link1. Link2. Link3. Grade I listed. Ebenezer Independent Baptist Church (1825) at Windmill Hill. ST 315 249. Mike Berrell (2013). Link. Grade II listed. Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (1833) at Windmill Hill, ST 318 251. Mike Berrell (2013). Link.
North Newton, St. Peter on Church Road. Two interior views - 1, 2. Prior to 1880 this was a chapel, but promoted to be a parish church in that year, which is why the list of vicars commences then. ST 301 311. Link. Grade II* listed. A former chapel on Church Road, now in residential use. There is a date-stone which says "Free Church 1865". ST 300 311. All Mike Berrell (2015).
North Petherton, St. Mary. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection. A modern view, two interiors - 1, 2, and the pulpit. A small sign on the pulpit says that tradition has it that it dates from 1415 - before the present church was built. It also says that in 1609, a "fanatical minister" was jailed for attempting to preach in the church naked! The list of vicars commences in 1309. All Mike Berrell (2015). Link. Grade I listed. The former Congregational Church (1833) on Fore Street. ST 293 332. Mike Berrell (2015).
Norton Down, Methodist Church, on Wells Road (the junction of the A367 Fosse Way and the B3139). Not a typical-looking Methodist Church, but it was apparently built as a Methodist Church. Janet Gimber (2016).
Norton Fitzwarren, All Saints. ST 194 259. Mike Berrell (2013). Link. Grade II* listed.
Norton St. Philip, dedicated to SS Philip & James. ST 775 555. Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2.
Norton-Sub-Hamdon, St. Mary the Virgin on Church Lane. Two interiors - 1, 2. The list of incumbents begins in 1241. The painted north door with heraldic devices is an attractive feature. ST 4705 1599. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link. Grade I listed.
Nunney, All Saints. Another view. ST 738 458. Wesleyan Methodist Church. All Kevin Gordon.
Nynehead, All Saints. ST 138 227. Mike Berrell (2013). Link. Grade I listed.

Oake, St. Bartholomew. Two interior views - 1, 2. The list of rectors goes back to 1317. ST 153 252. All Mike Berrell (2013). Link. Grade II* listed.
Oare, St. Mary. From an old postcard in Steve Bulman's Collection. Link.
Old Cleeve, St. Andrew. Interior view. ST 040 419. Both Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2.
Orchard Portman, St. Michael. Interior view (taken through a window). ST 244 217. Both Mike Berrell (2013). Link. Grade II* listed.
Othery, St. Michael on North Lane. Two interiors - 1, 2. ST 383 316.  Link. Grade I listed. The former Congregational Chapel on Fore Street. The date-stone for 1836. ST 384 318. All Mike Berrell (2015).
Otterhampton, All Saints on Church Lane, now in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. Two interior views - 1, 2. ST 24633 43199. All Mike Berrell (2016). Link. Grade II* listed.

Palmer's Elm, the former Methodist Church (built as Providence Wesleyan Chapel in 1838, closed 1978), now in residential use. ST 3954 6383. Carole Sage (2016). Grade II listed.
Paulton, Holy Trinity. Interior view. Link. Grade II* listed. The Baptist Church on Winterfield Road was built as Particular Baptist in 1721, and re-built in 1827 - date-stone. Link. Grade II listed. Methodist Church, at the junction of High Street and Park Road. It was built as Wesleyan in 1826. Another view. Link. Grade II listing, which dates it to 1894. The former Primitive Methodist Chapel on Park Road, now in residential use. The small sign reads "Newtown Chapel", so perhaps this was what it was known as. Another view. The former Catholic Church, Our Lady of Paulton, off Winterfield Road. It appears on maps of 1971 and 1981. Older maps show a building with the same footprint (though not marked as a church), and it is obviously residential now, so was the church a temporary arrangement? All Janet Gimber (2016).
Peasedown St. John, St. John the Baptist on Church Lane. Another view. Link. Grade II listed. The former Baptist Church on Eckweek Road, now a day nursery. Methodist Church on Bath Road, originally Primitive Methodist. Link. St. Joseph (R.C.) on Ashgrove. Link. Christadelphian Hall on Huddox Hill. Link. All Janet Gimber (2016).
Pensford, St. Thomas-a-Becket. Most unusual in that it stands on an island in a river. The church mostly dates from a re-build of 1869, but the tower is C14. The nave has been converted into a private residence, and the tower is now in the care of the Church Conservation Trust, and occasional services are held here. Another view, the pulpit and the font. ST 61828 63695. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel on Pensford Hill, now residential. ST 61761 63942. Gospel Hall (1920's). ST 62136 63491. All Carole Sage (2016).
Pightley, the former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel and Sunday School, now in residential use. Both Mike Berrell (2016).
Pill, Christ Church. Peter Morgan (2009). Link. Methodist Church. Peter Morgan (2009). Link. Baptist Church. ST 5247 7600. Peter Morgan (2009). This had closed by the time this photo was taken, Carole Sage (2016). Link. Salvation Army Church. ST 5256 7573. Carole Sage (2016).
Pilton, St. John the Baptist. Another view, and the Norman doorway. Link. The former United Methodist Church (built as Ebenezer Chapel, Bible Christian, 1839), now used as holiday letting. All Josie Saunders.
Pitminster, St. Mary and St. Andrew. Two interiors - 1, 2 and a modern window. The list of vicars commences in 1297. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link. Grade I listed.
Pitney, St. John the Baptist on Gore Lane. Two interiors - 1, 2, and the squint. ST 4446 2850. All Mike Berrell (2016). Link. Grade II* listed.
Porlock, St. Dubricius. From an old postcard, Steve Bulman's Collection. Another old postcard view, this one from Reg Dosell's Collection. Link.
Portbury, St. Mary the Virgin. ST 50296 75435. Peter Morgan (2009). Two additional views - 1, 2, both Carole Sage (2016). Link. Grade I listed. Part of the Augustinian Priory survives as a private residence. Another view. ST 49833 75231. Both Carole Sage (2016). Grade II listed. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel on Station Road, now in residential use. Based on map evidence, it was built between the 1880's and 1903, and the last map showing it as a place of worship is the 1970 edition. ST 4975 7549. Carole Sage (2016).
Portishead.
Priddy, St. Lawrence. Christopher Skottowe (1964). Link. Grade I listed.
Priorswood, Taunton - see Taunton.
Publow, All Saints. Two further views - 1, 2, two interiors - 1, 2, the pulpit and font. The church has some good glass; here are two examples - 1, 2, the latter being the Millennium window. Site visitors of a certain vintage may remember Acker Bilk, who is buried here. ST 62346 64147. All Carole Sage (2016). Link. Grade I listed.
Puckington, St. Andrew. Another view. ST 377 183. Both Mike Berrell (2014). Grade II* listed.
Puxton, St. Saviour. The leaning tower of Puxton. The lean is believed to date from the original building. ST 4066 6326. Both Andrew Ross. Two further views - 1, 2, the porch, interiors - 1, 2, 3, 4, and the pulpit, all Carole Sage (2016). Originally a chapel of ease to St. Andrew's in Banwell, it became a parish church in C18, and was made redundant in 2002. It is now cared for by the Churches Conservation Trust, and services are still held here occasionally. Grade I listed.

Raddington, St. Michael. In the tower, at just above porch-door height, is a stone with "1675" carved on it. ST 020 261. Andrew Ross. Link. The church was used as one of the locations for filming "The Land Girls" - link.
Radstock, St. Nicholas on Church Street. Another view, the sun-dial, and a close-up. Link. Grade II listed. St. Peter at Westfield. Trinity Methodist Church on Fortescue Road. Another view, showing what was once the Sunday School, now part of the church. This fronts onto The Street. Link. Westfield Methodist Church. Link. The former St. Hugh (R.C.) on Wells Road. Their website is still available. Baptist Church on Wells Road. Link. All Janet Gimber (2016).
Rode, St. Lawrence. This postcard, from Brian Curtis's collection, was previously in the Unknown section. It was sent to an address in Bath, and has a part postmark for "OAD". An old spelling for Rode is Road. Phil Draper has suggested that the old spelling may have fallen out of favour in reaction to an infamous murder which was committed there. Greg Mishevski, who also identified the church, has supplied the following links - 1, 2, 3. Grade I listed - link.
Rodney Stoke, St. Leonard. June Norris. Link.
Rowbarton, Taunton - see Taunton.
Rowberrow, St. Michael and All Angels dates from the late C14. Carole Sage (2016). Link. Grade II* listed.
Ruishton, St. George on Church Lane. Two interiors - 1, 2. ST 264 251. All Mike Berrell (2013). Link. Grade I listed.

Sampford Arundel, Holy Cross. Two interiors - 1, 2. The list of vicars commences in 1324. ST 1076 1889. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link. Grade II listed.
Sampford Brett, St. George. Another view, and an interior view. ST 089 402. All Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2. Link3. Link4.
Sandford, All Saints, on Hill Road. ST 421 595. Link. Methodist Church, on Hill Road. ST 420 592. Both Andrew Ross.
Seavington St. Mary, St. Mary on Church Lane. Redundant since 1983, and now in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. ST 403 149. Mike Berrell (2014). Link.
Seavington St. Michael, St. Michael on School Lane. Three interiors - 1, 2, 3. The list of incumbents goes back to 1297. ST 410 150. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link.
Selworthy, All Saints. SS 920 469. Simon Kidner. An additional view, and two interior views - 1, 2, all Mike Berrell (2013). Grade I listed.
Shepton Beauchamp, St. Michael on Church Street. Two interior views - 1, 2. ST 403 172. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link. Grade I listed.
Shepton Mallet, St. Peter and St. Paul on Peter Street. The outside is difficult to photograph. The interior is very rewarding, with a fine ceiling. Window, organ and pulpit. We ran out of time when we visited - there was much more to see! ST 620 436. Link. Baptist Church on Commercial Road, built as Independent Chapel in 1801. St. Michael (R.C.) on Park Road. ST 620 434. Link. Salvation Army on Commercial Road. ST 617 435. Link. All Steve Bulman (2010).
Shipham, St. Leonard (1843) on The Square. ST44312 57425. Link. Grade II listed. The former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, now residential. There was a Wesleyan Chapel here in 1868, and the present one seems to have been active until at least the 1970's. Another view. ST 44492 57524. There was also a Baptist Chapel in the village, though its precise location, and whether it still survives, are uncertain. All Carole Sage (2016).
Shoscombe, the former Methodist Church. Originally United Free Methodist, it has now been converted to residential use. Janet Gimber (2016).
Sidcot, Friends' Meeting House. Sidcot School, adjoining, is one of only seven Quaker schools in the country. The meeting house displays three dates, 1817 (presumably for construction), 1926 and 1961. Another view. ST 42929 57474. Both Carole Sage (2016).
Simonsbath, St. Luke. SS 776 394.  Martin Richter (2011). Link.
Somerton.
South Brewham, St. John the Baptist. Another of Judy Flynn's postcard, previously in the Unknown section. Here's the original entry - "Bruham is a puzzler. There's no such place-name as far as I can find, and I've ruled out the simple transposition Burham, and the similar sounding Brougham and Bruan". Solved by Janet Gimber, Simon Davies, and Greg Mishevski. Link. Grade II* listed - link.
South Petherton, St. Peter and St. Paul on Hele Lane. Two interior views - 1, 2. The list of vicars commences in 1080. ST 432 169. Link. Grade I listed. St. Michael (R.C.) on Lightgate Road. ST 435 171. Link. Former Wesleyan Chapel on Roundwell Street, now an Arts Centre. ST 434 169. All Mike Berrell (2014).
Spaxton, St. Margaret on Church Road. Two interiors - 1, 2. ST 2253 3703. All Mike Berrell (2016). Link. Grade I listed.
Stanton Drew, Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Church Lane. Another view, the interior, altar, East window, the pulpit, and the font. ST 59781 63124. Grade II* listed. A housing development (The Drive) now occupies the site of the demolished Methodist Church. A photo of the (boarded up) church is available here, dated 2006, on an external site. ST 59865 62222. All Carole Sage (2016). The preceding Methodist Chapel (1832) still stands at ST 60347 62894. Carole Sage (2017).
Staple Fitzpaine, St. Peter on Staple Hill. Two interiors - 1, 2. The list of rectors commences in 1277. ST 264 182. All Mike Berrell (2014). Another view, Christopher Skottowe (1965). Link1. Link2. Grade I listed.
Staplegrove, Taunton - see Taunton.
Steart Bay, St. Andrew on Steart Drove. Two interiors - 1, 2. Despite its remote and isolated position, occasional services are still held here. ST 27018 45755. All Mike Berrell (2016).
Stockland Bristol, St. Mary Magdalene (C). ST 2402 4362. Mike Berrell (2016). Link. Grade II listed.
Stocklinch, St. Mary Magdalene. Made redundant in 1972, and now in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. Two interior views - 1, 2. ST 387 171. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link1. Link2. Grade I listed.
Stogumber, St. Mary on High Street. Two interiors - 1, 2. ST 0981 3729. All Mike Berrell (2016). Link. Grade I listed.
Stogursey, St. Andrew, on Church Street. ST 20475 42879. Maggie Exon. Another view, and two interiors - 1, 2, all Mike Berrell (2016). Grade I listed.
Stoke Pero, on Exmoor. Simon Kidner.
Stoke St. Gregory, St. Gregory on Woodhill. Two interior views - 1, 2. The pulpit and font, which a sign in the church says is mid-C14. ST 348 272. Grade I listed. Baptist Church. ST 343 275. All Mike Berrell (2015).
Stoke St. Mary, St. Mary. Two interior views - 1, 2. A past incumbent was evidently keen on reminding his parishioners of their obligations. A list of the curates and rectors goes back to 1531. The church has a Millennium window by Patrick Reyntiens OBE. ST 266 224. Grade II* listed. Congregational Chapel (1825). Interior view. ST 263 222. All Mike Berrell (2013).
Stoke-sub-Hamdon, the Methodist Church on West Street. ST 471 172. Mike Berrell (2014). Grade II listed.
Stoke Trister, St. Andrew. Bob Feltham.
Ston Easton, St. Mary the Virgin. Another view. Both Janet Gimber (2016). Link. Grade II* listed.
Stowey, St. Nicholas and the Blessed Virgin Mary (C13). Another view. ST 5992 5944. Both Carole Sage (2016). Grade II listed.
Stratton-on-the-Fosse, Downside Abbey, aka the Basilica of Saint Gregory the Great. Mark Turbott. Another view, from an old postcard in Christopher Skottowe's Collection. Interior view, Christopher Skottowe. Another view, Christopher Skottowe (1963). Two additional views - 1, 2, both Mike Forbester. The tower, choir stall canopies, and the altar in the Lady Chapel, all Christopher Skottowe (2013). Link. St. Vigor, which Christopher advises is one of only two such dedications in England. Not an easy church to photograph. Christopher Skottowe (2013). Link. Grade I listed.
Street, Holy Trinity. Graeme Harvey. Another view, Janet Gimber (2014). Grade I listed. Methodist Church. Graeme Harvey. Society of Friends Meeting House. Grade II listed. Graeme Harvey.
Stringston, St. Mary the Virgin. Two interior views - 1, 2, and a memorial tablet. ST 177 424. All Mike Berrell (2014). Grade II listed.
Swell, St. Catherine. The south porch has a fine Norman doorway. Two interior views - 1, 2. The list of rectors goes back to 1319. ST 369 236. All Mike Berrell (2013). Link. Grade I listed.

Tatworth, St. John the Evangelist. Graeme Harvey.
Taunton.
Temple Cloud, St. Barnabas. It was built as a chapel of ease for St. James at Cameley in 1925. ST 62224 57996. Carole Sage (2016). Another view, Janet Gimber (2016). Link.
Templecombe, St. Mary. Andrew Ross. Another view, and the Templecombe Face Painting, both Roger Hopkins. Roger explains that this C12 church which has probable links with the Knights Templar, houses the painting which is believed to date to the time of the Templars. Link.
Thornfalcon, Church of the Holy Cross. Two interior views - 1, 2. The list of vicars commences in 1265. A new board has two recent incumbents listed. ST 283 240. All Mike Berrell (2013). Link. Grade I listed.
Thurlbear, St. Thomas a Becket - in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. Sheila advises that it dates from the 11th century, and is the resting place of Henrietta, the wife of William Surtees Altham. She was the sister of Elizabeth Barrett Browning. ST 266 211. Sheila Tucker. Two interior views - 1, 2, and a squint, all Mike Berrell (2013). Link. Grade II listed.
Thurloxton, St. Giles. Simon Kidner. Grade II* listed.
Tickenham, St. Quiricus and St. Julietta (an unusual dedication!) on Church Lane. Three additional views - 1, 2, 3. ST 4578 7145. All Carole Sage (2016). Link. Grade I listed.
Timberscombe, St. Petrock, Marion Hall. Link. Grade I listed - link.
Timsbury, the Parish Church, dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Tabor Free Methodist Church. Both Elizabeth Nash. The Congregational Church on North Road opened in 1928, following the congregations' move from their previous building, which is now the former Christadelphian Hall on Maggs Hill. Built in 1825, the Christadelphians took it over in 1930, and it's now in residential use. Both Janet Gimber (2016). The Methodist Church on South Road was built as Wesleyan in 1805. Janet Gimber (2016).
Trull, All Saints on Church Road. Two interior views - 1, 2, and the superb pulpit. ST 216 222. All Alan Gardiner (2013). Link. Grade I listed.

Ubley, St. Bartholomew. Another view. Link. Grade I listed. Methodist Chapel, on The Street. Link. Grade II listed. All Janet Gimber (2016).
Uphill, St. Nicholas (ruinous). Another view. ST 316 583. St. Nicholas at ST 319 588 replaced the old church. The foundation stone was laid in 1892. Methodist Church (founded as Wesleyan in 1841). ST 320 588. All Andrew Ross. This old postcard shows the old church. From Geoff Watt's Collection.

Walton, Holy Trinity. Bill Henderson. Another view. Graeme Harvey. Grade II listed.
Walton (Clevedon), St. Mary, which stands on the site of a medieval church. Graeme Harvey (2010). Link. Grade II listed.
Walton in Gordano, St. Paul. Three additional views - 1, 2, 3. Two interiors - 1, 2, the chancel, and two windows - 1, 2. ST 4252 7314. Link. Grade I listed. A small former Congregational Chapel on Walton Street is now a private residence. Altered from a pre-existing house (circa 1800) by the removal of a floor and the addition of the large window in 1849. Closure was probably between 1967 and 1974, according to O.S. map evidence. ST 4259 7315. All Carole Sage (2016).
Wambrook, Blessed Virgin Mary. ST 293 077. Julie Baker. Link.
Washford, St. Mary on Station Road, shared with the Methodists (see here). ST 047 410. Mike Berrell (2014).
Watchet.
Weare, St. Gregory, the burial place of Frankie Howerd. Jack Frost. Grade I listed.
Wedmore, St. Mary. Christopher Skottowe (1965). Link. Grade I listed.
Wellington.
Wells.
Wembdon, St. George, on Church Road. ST 2894 3796. Mike Berrell (2016). Link. Grade II listed.
West Bagborough, St. Pancras. ST 169 337. Lesley Baxendale. Link. Grade II* listed.
West Buckland, St. Mary the Virgin. Two interior views - 1, 2. The North window is by William Morris. ST 173 205. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link. Grade I listed.
West Camel, dedicated to All Saints. Bill McKenzie. Grade I listed.
West Chinnock, St. Mary on Higher Street. Two interior views - 1, 2. ST 467 134. All Mike Berrell (2014). Grade II listed.
West End, the former Mission Chapel, now in residential use. Marked as a chapel on maps of 1967 and 1974, it shows as a Mission Chapel on the 1903 edition. Carole has been unable to unearth any further information about it. ST 44889 69092. Carole Sage (2016).
West Harptree
, St. Mary. Janet Gimber (2016). Grade II* listed.
West Hatch, St. Andrew on Church Lane. C15, but heavily restored in 1861. Interior view. The list of incumbents only begins in 1856, when West Hatch was made a separate parish. ST 285 211. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link. Grade II listed.
West Monkton, St. Augustine on Church Hill. Two interiors - 1, 2, and a set of stocks, which seem to be popular hereabouts! ST 263 285. All Mike Berrell (2013). Link. Grade I listed.
West Quantoxhead, St. Etheldreda (aka St. Audrey). Geoff Lees. Link. (Geoff - the return address on your e-mail isn't working - 3 e-mails have been returned as undeliverable). Grade II* listed.
Weston in Gordano, St. Peter and St. Paul (1839). Three further views - 1, 2, 3. ST 44377 74211. All Carole Sage (2016). Link. Grade I listed.
Weston-super-Mare.
Westonzoyland, St. Mary the Virgin on Main Road. Three interiors - 1, 2, 3. ST 352 348. All Mike Berrell (2015). Link. Grade I listed.
Whitchurch, St. Nicholas (C). Dating from the 12th century, the church is thought to have been preceded by a Saxon chapel. Before the Reformation, the church was dedicated to St. Gregory. Another view. ST 61219 67590. Samuel Loxton made two drawings of the church - 1, 2. Grade II* listed. U.R.C. on Bristol Road, built as Congregational (founded 1830). Another view. ST 61259 67799. All Carole Sage (2016). A Brethren Meeting Hall on Bristol Road was built between the wars. When it ceased to be used for worship is at present unknown, but it was used as a public hall until quite recently. It received planning permission for conversion to a day nursery in 2015. ST 61219 67867. Carole Sage (2017). The Emmaus Spirituality Centre on Sleep Lane is a retreat and conference centre, and is successor to Emmaus House in Bristol, from where they moved in 2015. ST 61678 67260. Carole Sage (2016). Link.
Whitelackington, St. Mary. Two interiors - 1, 2, and a squint. The list of incumbents commences before 1417. ST 379 153. All Mike Berrell (2014). Link1. Link2. Grade II* listed.
Wick St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence. ST 366 654. Andrew Ross.
Widcombe, Bath - see Bath.
Williton, St. Peter. Another view, and an interior view. ST 075 407. All Dave Westrap. Two interior views - 1, 2, both Mike Berrell (2013). Link1. Link2. Link3. Grade II* listed. Methodist Church on Tower Hill. ST 078 407. Dave Westrap. Three interior views - 1, 2, 3, all Mike Berrell (2013). Grade II listed.
Wilton, Taunton - see Taunton.
Wincanton, St. Peter and St. Paul. Two further views - 1, 2, the interior and font. All Dennis Harper (2010). Grade II* listed - link.
Winscombe, St. James the Great. The tower and porch. ST 411 566. Lynch Chapel. ST 419 572. All Barbara Barklem.
Winsham, St. Stephen. Another view. ST 374 062. Both Julie Baker. Link. Grade II* listed.
Witham Friary, Blessed Virgin Mary, St. John the Baptist and All Saints. Although the friary was dissolved by Henry VIII in 1539, the building continued in use as the village church. ST 744 412. Kevin Gordon. Grade I listed.
Withy Ditch, the Baptist Chapel dates from 1839, and is now only used once a month for services. In 2004 this old lamp, which used to hang outside the chapel, was found beneath the staging in the chapel; it now hangs in Radstock Museum. Both David Ware.
Withycombe, St. Nicholas. ST 015 414. From a postcard in Kevin Gordon's Collection. A modern view. Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2.
Wootton Courtenay, All Saints. Two interior views - 1, 2. SS 938 434. All Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2. Grade I listed.
Worle.
Wraxall, All Saints. ST 4902 7197. Link. Tyntesfield Chapel, now a National Trust property. ST 507 716. Both Graeme Harvey. Another view, Janet Gimber. And another view, Carole Sage (2006). Interior view, Janet Gimber (2015). ST 4902 7197. Link.
Wrington, All Saints, on The Triangle. Two additional views - 1, 2, the interior, East window, altar, stone pulpit, and the font. In the graveyard is the tomb of local philanthropist Hannah Moore, who worked to improve the lot of local mine and agricultural workers. ST 46789 62717. Link. Grade I listed. Wrington Chapel (U.R.C.) on Roper's Lane and Chapel Hill. This is probably the Independent Chapel mentioned in an 1868 gazetteer. ST 46924 63182. All Carole Sage (2016).
Writhlington, the former St. Mary Magdalen, made redundant in 1981, and now in residential use. Grade II listed. The former Methodist Church on Manor Road, originally Primitive Methodist (1913). It had recently been sold when Janet took her photo. Sale notice with an interior photo. Both Janet Gimber (2016).
Wyke Champflower, Holy Trinity (interior view). Christopher Skottowe (1964). Link. Grade I listed.

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