Church of St Mary, Bratton Clovelly - West Devon

Parish church. Mainly mid to late C14 although the chancel may be earlier, porch probably early C15; various repairs made in C19 and restored from 1891 to 1892. Granite and slate rubble walls with granite dressings, tower is constructed of coursed dressed granite blocks of irregular sizes. Medieval structure enhanced by the remarkable survival of a large number of wall paintings. The church suffers from water ingress and there is some structural movement at the east end.

Church of St Mary, Bratton Clovelly - West Devon
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Church of St Mary
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    1326312
    Local Planning Authority:
    West Devon
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of St Mary
    County:
    Devon
    District / Borough:
    West Devon
    Parish:
    Bratton Clovelly
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Torridge and West Devon
    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, CA