Church of St Edmund, Fore Street, Kingsbridge - South Hams

Large parish church of cruciform plan with transepts, north and south aisles to nave, chancel aisles and two-storey south porch. The C13 tower remains, church was rebuilt and dedicated 1414. Restored and extended 1849 and 1896. Internal decorations are in poor condition and have staining in numerous places. Staining below valley gutters that may be failing. Windows and stonework problems urgent. A blocked valley gutter has now led to dry rot outbreak in south aisle, the congregation is consulting the church architect on remedial work.

Church of St Edmund, Fore Street, Kingsbridge - South Hams
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    CHURCH OF ST EDMUND
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    1165559
    Local Planning Authority:
    South Hams
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of St Edmund
    Street Name:
    Fore Street
    County:
    Devon
    District / Borough:
    South Hams
    Parish:
    Kingsbridge
    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