Church of St Michael, Main Street, Blackawton - South Hams

Parish church. C14 chancel and possibly tower; nave and aisle rebuilt c later C15 or early C16. Restored in 1887, 1893, 1895 and 1898. Local shale rubble with granite and some red sandstone dressings slate roof. The church is generally well-maintained and the roofs are all in good condition. However the tower masonry is damp and friable. Steeplejacks have undertaken emergency tower repairs but it still needs further work.

Church of St Michael, Main Street, Blackawton - South Hams
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Church of St Michael
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    1108023
    Local Planning Authority:
    South Hams
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of St Michael
    Street Name:
    Main Street
    County:
    Devon
    District / Borough:
    South Hams
    Parish:
    Blackawton
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Totnes
    Region:
    South West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Place of worship
    Condition:
    Poor
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade I