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Somerset A-H

 

Place: Alford, All Saints

Location: Bench end

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Ashcott, All Saints

Location: Nave -bosses and older gargoyle in C19th parapet

Date: ?

Source: CH

Verified by Nick Askew

 

Place: Ashill, St Mary

Location: Above north door

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Ashton Court Mansion

Location: Decorative stone urn  in grounds

Date: ?

Source: Matt Rogers

 

Place: Axbridge, St John the Baptist

Location: Nave - boss; choir stalls; crossing - capitals

Date: C15th

Source: CH

 

Place: Banwell, St Andrews Church

Location: Bosses, Nave Capitals etc approx 25 green men located

Date: ?

Source: Rex Harris

 

Place: Barwick, St Mary Magdalene

Location: Choir stalls - bench ends (fine)

Date: 1530-50

Source: CH

Verified by Sean Breadin

 

Place: Batcombe, St Mary

Location: Font (1483-1529); rood loft door - spandrel C15

Date: C15th-16

Source: CH

 

Place: Bath Abbey

Location: Pew ends, chancel roof bosses

Date: Unknown

Source: COTGM

 

Place: Bath, Our Lady Help of Christians

Location: Church is English decorated style, built 1881 4 green men on the third capital from the east

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Beckington, St George

Location: Chancel arch - corbel

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Bicknoller, St George

Location: Bench ends  (1520-30) Porch memorial (damaged but see rubbing in church)

Date: ?

Source: CH

Verified by Nick Askew

 

Place: Bishops Lydeard, St Mary

Location: Bench ends

Date: 15th Century

Source: KB, CH, COTGM

Verified by Vanessa Piggott

 

Place: Bradford on Tone, St Giles

Location: Wall memorial

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Brent Knoll, St Michael

Location: Bench ends; supporting Virgin on tower - corbel?

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Bridgewater, St Mary and St John

Location: South transept - Jacobean screen

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Bristol Ash Road

Location: One above front door of private house

Date: ?

Source: C Walton

 

Place: Bristol, St John the Baptist (Broad St Bristol)

Location: Crypt (2+)  Foliate mask over the window at the NW of the crypt, double skull concealed amongst foliage on a ceiling boss at the East End

Date: Unknown

Source:  R Ireland (The Churches Conservation Trust)

 

Place: Bristol, St Marks (College Green)

Location: Various including External and internal back to back capitals; choir stalls - arm rest, James memorial (1685)

Date: ?

Verified by C Walton

 

Place: Bristol, St Mary Redcliffe

Location: Roof boss, stained glass, corbel, several carvings in St John’s Chapel, foliate skull on Sandford & Challoner memorial (c 1747)

Date: 14th Century

Source: KB, CH

Verified by C Walton

 

Place: Bristol St Stephens Avenue (Subway)

Location: Many

Date: ?

Source: C Walton

 

Place: St Stephen

Location: Reported but location not known (closed during recent visit)

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Bristol 112 Stackpool Road ST579717

Location: Two green men on exterior in brick

Date: Late 19th Century ? 

Sighting added by Jerry Bird

 

Place: Bristol Birch Road ST577718

Location: Five green men on 4 houses carved in Bath stone

Date: Late 19th Century ? 

Source: Jerry Bird

Place: Bristol, Stoke Bishop, Combe Lane

Location: Stone head on blocked up gateway

Date: ? 

Source: Matt Rogers


Place: Bristol Cathedral

Location: Various (many) including Elder Lady Chapel Berkeley tomb - bosses, Elder lady Chapel arcade - spandrel, Choir - misericord, Choir North aisle tomb - green skull (1737), Sacristy south side - twisted leaves with eyes  (sacristy closed at time of visit)

Date: ?

Verified by C Walton

 

Place: Bristol, Guinea Street, number 12

Location: White painted keystone over window

Date: 1710

Source: CH

 

Place: Broomfield, All Saints

Location: North arcade - capital; monument; bench ends; gatepost

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Bruton, St Mary

Location: Screen inside west door (4)

Date: 1620

Source: CH
Verified by C Walton

 

Place: Bruton, Sexey’s Hostpital

Location: Almshouses founded by Hugh Sexey in 1632,: coat of arms has a typical monumental Green Man at the top of the cartouche above his bust, over one of the exterior doors

Date: C17

Sourced and Verified by VAP

 

Place: Brympton D’Evercy, St Andrew

Location: Chancel screen - spandrels

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Chantry, Holy Trinity Church

Location: 2 Misericords in Choir Stalls

Date: 1846

Source: David Rawlins

 

Place: Cheddar, St Andrew

Location: Bosses, bench ends, poppyheads

Date: ?

Source: CH

Verified by Nick Askew

 

Place: Cheddon Fitzpaine, St Mary

Location: Bench ends

Date: C16th

Source: CH

 

Place: Clutton, St Augustine

Location: Headstone in churchyard with foliate skulls

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Combe St Nicholas, St Nicholas

Location: Nave - capital

Date: C12th

Source: CH

 

Place: Congresbury, St Andrew

Location: Nave - roof bosses

Date: C15th

Source: CH

 

Place: Cothelstone, St Thomas

Location: Benchends

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Crewkerne, St Bartholomew

Location: Chancel arch - corbels, north and south

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Croscombe, St Mary

Location: Nave roof - boss

Date: C15thSource: CH

 

Place: Crowcombe, Church of the Holy Ghost

Location: Bench ends; roof boss

Date: 16th Century

Source: KB, COTGM, CH

Verified by Vanessa Piggott

 

Place: Culbone Church St Culbone? (The smallest parish church in England)

Location: Various including roof bosses

Date: 19th Century (roof replaced then)

Source: CH

Sighting verified by Jerry Bird

 

Place: Doulting, St Aldhelm

Location: Porch - boss

Date: c. 1500

Source: CH

 

Place: Dunster, St Georges Church

Location: Bench ends (only one located by verifier, also a wonderful depiction of St George)

Date: Unknown

Source: COTGM

Sighting verified by Jacqueline Ross

 

 

Place: East Brent, Blessed Virgin Mary

Location: Exterior, tower, niche corbel

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: East Coker, St Michael and All Angels

Location: North Transept, reused altar panel, half green man

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Glastonbury. St John Baptist

Location: Lady Chapel roof boss verified, excellent leaf spewer in colour,  exterior on tower arch also reports of a Green Man (or Men) on benches or panel, un-verified as yet

Date: Roof Boss probably between 1922-1930 when the Lady Chapel was refurnished

Source: COTGM, CH, Nick Askew

Verified by C Walton

 

Place: Glastonbury. The Courtyard

Location: Ceramic Green Man in  a small tunnel just before you get to “Stone age”

Date: Awaiting verification but at a guess probably 1970’s-1980’s?

Added  by C Walton

 

Place: Glastonbury, High Street, Lloyds Bank

Location: Frieze

Date: ?

Source: CH

Verified by Nick Askew

 

Place: Glastonbury, High Street, Halifax Building

Location: Frieze

Date: ?

Source: CH

Verified by Nick Askew

 

Place: Glastonbury, High Street,

Location: Market Cross

Date: ?

Source: CH

Verified by Nick Askew

 

Place: Halse, St James

Location: Roundel, capitals

Date: 13th Century

Source: KB, COTGM, CH

 

Place: Hardington Bamplyde

Location: Reported but location unknown

Date: ?

Source: CH

 

Place: Hatch Beauchamp, St John the Baptist

Location: Bench ends, including green bird

Date: C16th

Source: CH

 

Place: Hemington, Church

Location: Font

Date: ?

Source: CH