MSO10310 - St Luke's Church, Roadwater (Monument)


A Mission Room and school room built in 1875-6, with a church room added in 1906. It is built of red sandstone and is now known as St Luke's Church.

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Full Description

A 'Mission Room (Church of England)' is shown on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. [1,2] 'St Luke's Church' noted on 2005 Landline Ordnance Survey map. [3] An oak framed roll of honour records 56 members of the parish who died in World War One. [4] St Luke's is a combined church and schoolroom of 1875-6. The schoolroom windows are on the side and the church lancets on the end. The Church room was added in 1906. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. c.1904. Second Edition.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2005. Landline Information.
  • <4> Website: Imperial War Museum. United Kingdom National Inventory of War Memorials. UKNIWM ref. 24669.
  • <5> Monograph: Orbach, J. and Pevsner, N.. 2014. The Buildings of England: Somerset - South and West. Yale University Press. 542.



Grid reference Centred ST 0333 3860 (21m by 27m)
Map sheet ST03NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • Church Heritage Record ID: 601458
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 18464

Record last edited

May 29 2019 8:50AM


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