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


  • 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