Church of St Martin, North Perrott

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Church of St Martin
Stone building with square tower.
Location North Perrott, Somerset, England
Coordinates 50°52′57″N 2°45′0″W / 50.88250°N 2.75000°W / 50.88250; -2.75000Coordinates: 50°52′57″N 2°45′0″W / 50.88250°N 2.75000°W / 50.88250; -2.75000
Built 12th century
Listed Building – Grade I
Designated 19 April 1961[1]
Reference No. 262429
Church of St Martin, North Perrott is located in Somerset
Church of St Martin, North Perrott
Location of Church of St Martin in Somerset

The Church of St Martin in North Perrott, Somerset, England dates from the 12th century and has been designated as a Grade I listed building.[1]

The current church which is near the River Parrett, was built on the site of an earlier church and including some of the fabric, in the 16th century, probably by Henry Daubney, 1st Earl of Bridgewater.[2]

The tower dates from the 12th century and contains six bells. The oldest was cast in 1786 by George Davis of Bridgwater. Four others were made by members of the Bilbie family in 1803.[2]

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

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  1. ^ a b "Church of St Martin". Images of England. English Heritage. Retrieved 7 June 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "History". North Perrott Church. Retrieved 30 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "St Martin, North Perrott". Church of England. Retrieved 30 October 2011.