Church of St Helena, Lundy - Torridge

Small parish church in a very exposed position on the top of the cliffs. South tower, south porch, nave and lower east chancel. Granite ashlar walls and sized slates. Slate roofs are poor, the walls are damp and support vegetation growth and need repointing. Floors damaged by salt expansion. Some of the rainwater goods have been blown off.

Church of St Helena, Lundy - Torridge
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Church of St Helena
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1104955
  • Local Planning Authority: Torridge
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Helena
  • Locality: Lundy
  • County: Devon
  • District / Borough: Torridge
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Torridge and West Devon
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Priority: B - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Previous Priority: B
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II