About St Margaret's Church, Hinton Blewett
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The Church of St Margaret in Hinton Blewett, Somerset, England probably dates from the 13th century although parts are as late as the 16th or 17th century. It has been designated as a Grade I listed building.
The church is largely built of Blue Lias with Doulting Stone arcade. It includes the coat of arms of Simon Seward (Rector 1514–59) over the doorway. The church has space for around 80 people. The electronic organ was dedicated in 1989.
The five bells in the tower were cast in 1708 by the Bilbies of Chew Stoke.
The parish is part of the benefice of East Harptree with West Harptree and Hinton Blewett, within the Chew Magna deanery.