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St Andrew, Northover

Just north of Ilchester over the River Yeo, St Andrew’s is a simple 15th century building, with earlier fragments in the tower, and restored in 1878 by Charles Benson. But its site close to a large Roman cemetery beside the Fosse Way, is of outstanding archaeological importance. An excavation of the mound on which it stands could well reveal the foundations of a Saxon minster noted in Domesday and perhaps signs of an earlier pagan temple.

Details

Dedication: St Andrew

Address: Roman Road, Northover, Ilchester, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 8JR

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Opening hours: Keyholder nearby
Parking facilities: Yes
Toilet facilities: No

OS Ref no: ST 524 232
Directions: 5m N of Yeovil on B3151