Church of St Petrock, Church Street, South Brent, South Hams - Dartmoor (NP)

C12 parish church of which the west tower (formerly at the crossing) of the originally cruciform church survives. The west end was demolished c early C14 when the present nave was rebuilt with two transepts. North and south aisles of early C15, restored late C19. The congregation was awarded a Heritage Lottery Fund Grant for Places of Worship and in 2016-17 the tower was grouted and repointed and the vestry roof was repaired. The nave roof remains in poor condition.

Church of St Petrock, Church Street, South Brent, South Hams - Dartmoor (NP)
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST PETROCK
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1147794
  • Local Planning Authority: Dartmoor (NP)
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Petrock
  • Street Name: CHURCH STREET
  • County: Devon
  • District / Borough: South Hams
  • Parish: South Brent
  • National Park: Dartmoor (NP)
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Totnes
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Previous Priority: D
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade I, CA

Contact Details

Annie Evans 0117 975 1308

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England