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ASHILL CHURCH

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ASHILL CHURCH

List entry Number: 1106479

Location

ASHILL CHURCH

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Uffculme

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Apr-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 95798

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST 01 SE UFFCULME ASHILL 4/143 Ashill Church - - II Chapel of ease with hall attached. Built in 1882 to designs by R M Fulford. Red brick in Flemish bond with Ham Hill stone dressings; tiled roof, the chancel with crested ridge tiles. Plan: nave, south porch, chancel; bellcote at east apex of nave gable wall above chancel arch; hall to north, set transeptally, is divided from the church by a removable internal glazed partition. Exterior. South side: porch set well to the west, under catslide, but with 3-bay front, the central chamfered entrance arch under small gable, and flanked by 2- light square-headed windows set high under eaves. Nave south wall with a set of triple and double trefoil-headed lancets with buttress between. Chancel with single and paired lancets. Stone bellcote with pyramidal roof and trefoil-headed openings to west and east, the whole corbelled out over nave east gable wall. 3-light Decorated east window, with diagonal buttresses to east wall. West end with triple lancets under brick superordinate window arch. Clasping buttresses. North side: transeptally placed hall, the roof half-hipped, treated with a variety of window types, and a tall external stack to the east. Lancets to nave and chancel. Interior: nave of 4 bays; double-chamfered chancel arch. Roof principals scissor- braced with arched brace collars. Low chancel screen and contemporary chancel furniture and nave benches; sanctuary with tiled floor and dado. Patterned glass survives throughout, probably by Drake. Half-glazed vertically-sliding partition between nave and hall. Summary: a carefully organised design successfully integrating secular and ecclesiastical components, with imaginative use of materials and attention to detailing, all done on a limited budget. A good example of this important C19 Devon architect's work.

Listing NGR: ST0890311329

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National Grid Reference: ST 08903 11329

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