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    ***** Outstanding
    **** Excellent
    *** Good
    ** Quite interesting
    * Not very interesting but worthy of inclusion


    5 Open for long periods, or key readily available
    4 May be open for long periods, but best to check beforehand
    3 Uncertain opening times
    2 Closed for all or most of the time other than for services
    1 Closed at all times

Site: St Andrew
Denomination: Church of England
Type: Chantry Chapel, Church
Period: Norman, Medieval, 16th Century, 17th Century

Features: Chantry, Font, Side chapel, Tomb, Tower

Location: 6 miles SW of Bristol off the A370.


St Andrew’s is a 12th-century church, altered in the 13th, 15th, 16th and 17th centuries, that has an impressive, tall, c.97 feet, 15th-century W tower, with a ring of eight bells, two of which are medieval, a notable 12th-century font with carved circular bowl and stem, and a 15th-century chantry and tomb on the N side of the chancel.

Address: Church Lane, Backwell, Somerset, BS48 3JJ
Phone Number: 01275 462391

E-mail: jmbt2001@hotmail.com

Rating: ***

Open: 4