The Church Of The Holy Name

12 Sep 1999
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
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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


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


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0003 IOE Records taken by L E Abbott; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr L.E. Abbott. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Abbott, L.E.

Rights Holder: Abbott, L.E.


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