Church of St Brendan, Church Hill, Brendon, North Devon - Exmoor (NP)

Parish church. Nave, chancel and south porch of 1738, tower rebuilt 1828; the whole restored and north aisle, north transept and vestry added in 1873. Dressed and roughly dressed stone with some brick dressings to vestry, the C19 work snecked with ashlar dressings. There are problems with the foundation beams and dampness in the tower. The gutters and drainage need repair and the external walls need repointing.

Church of St Brendan, Church Hill, Brendon, North Devon - Exmoor (NP)
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST BRENDAN
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1289343
  • Local Planning Authority: Exmoor (NP)
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Brendan
  • Street Name: CHURCH HILL
  • County: Devon
  • District / Borough: North Devon
  • Parish: Brendon
  • National Park: Exmoor (NP)
  • Parliamentary Constituency: North 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 II

Contact Details

Annie Evans 0117 975 1308

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England