Gone: Where was used to There was no bell at the church until 1957 when the present enclosed bell turret
was erected over the south porch to contain a bell presented to St.
Christ Church is a powerfully sculptural composition in a severe early Gothic style which relies on the effect of strong external buttresses, relieving arches and a single tall bell turret
. Inside it is a single vessel, with the chancel vaulted in stone (Fig.
Originally it had a domed roof and a bell turret
in the ancient tradition of Armenian churches.
There is much work by the Norman masons but also a shingled little bell turret
The bell turret
was rebuilt, external walls repointed and the Bath stone dressing was cleaned.
The little church of Preston Bagot with its tiny wooden bell turret
The building with a rather curious bell turret
tower is famous for the splendid wall paintings which have been lovingly restored.