The Church Of The Holy Name

Date:
12 Sep 1999
Location:
The Church Of The Holy Name, Swimbridge, North Devon, Devon
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The Church Of The Holy Name, Gunn, Swimbridge, North Devon, Devon
Reference:
IOE01/00094/31
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SWIMBRIDGE GUNN SS 63 SW 8/196 The Church of the Holy Name

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Chapel of Ease. 1873. Snecked stone rubble, Sunday school portion rendered.

Ashlar dressings. Slate roof with gable ends. Crested ridge tiles with apex cross at east gable end. T-shaped on plan, the base of the T formed by Sunday School extension at right angles to main chapel with a rendered lateral stack enclosed in lean-to roof to entrance lobby in the west angle. Chapel has 1 single light and three 2-light windows to south side with pointed arches to the lights and diamond leaded windows. Stepped 3-light windows at each end, that to east has pointed arch with stone voussoirs to chamfered surround.

Interior: 3 arch-braced trusses. 2-bay segmental pointed arched arcade.

Plastered walls. Stained glass to east window 1924. The pulpit incorporates 3 reused late medieval carved panels, 2 with Gothic tracery and 1 with figure of angels with outstretched arm inside round arch, standing on scalloped base.

Victorian register grate to Sunday School stack.

Listing NGR: SS6355033398

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Abbott_L.E. IOE Records for Abbott, L.E.; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr L.E. Abbott. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Abbott, L.E.

Rights Holder: Abbott, L.E.

Keywords

Mortar, Render, Rubble, Slate, Stone, Timber, Victorian Chapel Of Ease, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Chapel, Place Of Worship, Sunday School, Education, School