Church of St Michael, Marwood - North Devon

Parish church. C13 fabric to chancel with two lancets to north side and pointed south doorway. South transept with single lancet in east wall and unmoulded pointed arch into nave. Battered plinth in north aisle indicates former north transept and original cruciform plan. Cracked ridge tiles and missing slates. Rainwater goods need overhauling. Internal damp staining to walls. Bench ends with active insect infestation. Vegetation growth on stonework to tower, vestry chimney and north aisle wall. An application to the Listed Places of Worship Roof Repair Grant scheme in 2016 was unsuccessful.

Church of St Michael, Marwood - North Devon
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Church of St Michael
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    1107157
    Local Planning Authority:
    North Devon
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of St Michael
    County:
    Devon
    District / Borough:
    North Devon
    Parish:
    Marwood
    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 I, CA