Church of St Lawrence, Bigbury - South Hams

A C14 and C15 church much rebuilt by Sedding in the C19. Nave, chancel, north aisle, south transept, south porch, west tower with spire. Though the congregation has done a lot of work including undertaking works to the rainwater goods there is still a notice in the church that the plaster is dangerous. Damp tower. Ringing chamber has little ventilation.

Church of St Lawrence, Bigbury - South Hams
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Church of St Lawrence
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1325078
  • Local Planning Authority: South Hams
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Lawrence
  • County: Devon
  • District / Borough: South Hams
  • Parish: Bigbury
  • Parliamentary Constituency: South West Devon
  • 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 II*