Church of St John, Totnes - South Hams

A 1980s church within 1830s shell following fire. Five-bay nave built of coursed grey limestone, with shallow rectangular apse and western tower. The sides of the nave have tall windows divided by buttresses, their mullions and tracery replaced c1980 with steel frames. Interior not inspected. Tower sprouting vegetation and rainwater goods in poor condition. Re-roofed within last 15 years but fibreglass windows deteriorating. The congregation has been offered a Heritage Lottery Fund Grant for Places of Worship and repairs are expected to start later in 2018.

Church of St John, Totnes - South Hams
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Church of St John
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II
    List Entry Number:
    1325376
    Local Planning Authority:
    South Hams
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

    Building Name:
    Church of St John
    County:
    Devon
    District / Borough:
    South Hams
    Parish:
    Totnes
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Totnes
    Region:
    South West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Place of worship
    Condition:
    Poor
    Priority:
    F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade II