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CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

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: CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

List entry Number: 1107379

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN

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

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Holne

National Park: DARTMOOR

Grade: I

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1961

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 99289

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History

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Details

HOLNE - SX 76 NW

4/21 Church of St Mary the Virgin 9-2-61

GV I

Parish church. Circa 1300 with west tower and transepts, enlarged in circa 1500 by addition of aisles. Restored late C19. Granite rubble partly rendered. Concrete tile roofs. Nave and north and south aisles under one roof. Aisles have C19 2 and 3-light lancets. Chancel with C19 3-light east window with reticulated tracery chapels north and south of chapel. Reused small C13 moulded doorway in vestry. North and south transepts with 4-light perpendicular north and south windows, the north window has restored tracery and the north transept has a 3-light lancets on east side. South porch with 2-centred moulded arch waggon roof with carved bosses and 2-central arch moulded inner south doorway. Circa 1300 tall west tower in 2 stages with batter and embattled parapet. 2-light laned bell-openings, loops to internal stairs on north side and plain chamfered 2-centred arch west doorway. Interior: Circa 1500 five bay north and south arcades, the east bays to the chapels are smaller. Low monolithic octagonal granite piers with unmoulded capitals and double-chamfered 4-central arches. Waggon roofs those to nave and south transept unceiled. The aisle and north trancept waggon roofs have moulded ribs and carved bosses. The chancel has C19 waggon roof with carved bosses. The north trancept has moulded wooden cambered arch to north chapel, now an organ chamber which contains doorway to roof stairs. Tall plain undressed 2-centred tower arch with imposts. Good circa 1500 wooden screens in 3 sections across nave and aisles with perpen- dicular tracery, rich carving and retaining colout including painted figures in wainscot panels. The screen coving is missing. Fine circa 1500 10-sided carved wooden pulpit on goblet stem, also retaining colour. Cusped 2-centred arch piscina in south wall of chancel. Late C19 choir stalls and stone reredos. The seating of 1909, C19 and C20 granite font. Wall monument in south transept to Sir Bourchier Wrey, 1826, of Holne Park.

Listing NGR: SX7057869486

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National Grid Reference: SX 70580 69488

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