CHURCH OF ALL HALLOWS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1108047
Date first listed:
26-Jan-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
25-Jan-1990
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL HALLOWS

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ALL HALLOWS

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

County:
Devon
District:
South Hams (District Authority)
Parish:
Ringmore
National Grid Reference:
SX 65268 45993

Details

RINGMORE

SX 64 NE VILLAGE CENTRE 1307/5/179 Church of All Hallows 26-JAN-67

II*



Anglican parish church. Mainly late C13 or early C14, but some remains of C12 work. Rubble, some rendering to tower, slate roofs, terracotta ridge tiles. Nave, north transept, chancel with north chapel, tower south side of nave over porch. Square tower with half-height diagonal buttresses, projecting crenellated parapet on corbel table, small set-back octagonal stone spire. South front has plain pointed outer arch to barrel vaulted porch over richly modelled inner doorway. Lancet over outer door and to bell chamber; lancet on east side, mid height slits to 3 faces, slate sundial. To right is lean-to roof over stair projection; left and right in nave a 2-light plate tracery window with quatre- foil under drip; diagonal buttress to west, angle buttress to east. Chancel has similar 2-light plate, but with sexfoil, and large triple lancet with drip over plate tympanum. Simple chamfered priest's door. East end has triple lancet the same; angle buttresses. North side has attached chapel, lancet to east, lancet and square-headed doorway, heavy buttress at west end. North transept has two Norman lights to the east, and two single offset buttresses, not at corner. North side has 3 stepped lancets under a relieving arch, some evidence of small opening above. Heavy offset plinth. West side windowless, but 3 heavy but- tresses. North side of nave has two 2-light C19 windows with quatrefoils, and west end has a sexfoil light set high; no doorway. Interior: plastered walls, slate and tile floor, barrel vault roof, formerly plastered, high door to tower stair. Plain chancel arch with C19 painting above, and plain arch to north transept which includes a 2-light opening in the arch; roof as nave, but lower, opening to east chapel, up 2 steps. Chancel has barrel roof, tiled floor, cham- fered rear-arches; the east window has hexagonal C13 style colonnettes. Wood grille to north chapel. Cusped piscina with credence shelf. Chancel roof 1915 in memory of F C and M J Hingeston-Randolph. SOURCE: Buildings of England, [South Devon 1952], [Devon 1989 p.701].



Listing NGR: SX6526845993

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
99774
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South Devon, (1952)
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 19 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/09370/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Thomas Bowden. Source Historic England Archive
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