Church of St John the Baptist, East Down - North Devon

Parish church sited adjacent to the manor house. Surviving C13 fabric to tower, C15 south aisle and some C19 work. The congregation is steadily working through repairs. Roof repairs were completed under the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Historic England Repair Grants for Places of Worship scheme in 2005. Tower is very damp and has structural issues with significant cracking. Condition of windows also remains poor.

Church of St John the Baptist, East Down - North Devon
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Church of St John the Baptist
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1163326
    Local Planning Authority:
    North Devon
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of St John the Baptist
    County:
    Devon
    District / Borough:
    North Devon
    Parish:
    East Down
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    North Devon
    Region:
    South West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Place of worship
    Condition:
    Poor
    Priority:
    A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    A
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade II*