This browser is not fully supported by Historic England. Please update your browser to the latest version so that you get the best from our website.

CHURCH OF ST PAUL

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 PAUL

List entry Number: 1108524

Location

CHURCH OF ST PAUL

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

County: Devon

District: South Hams

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Staverton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1961

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

Legacy System Information

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

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 100629

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Details

SX 76 SE STAVERTON

4/83 Church of St Paul

9.2.61

GV I

Parish church. Circa early C14 largely reconstructed, apart from the circa West tower, in C15. Restored C18. Stone rubble, partly rendered slate roofs. Nave and chancel in one. Long north and south aisle. North aisle has stair turret to rood loft, with blocked elliptically arched doorway and C19 geometric traceried windows. South aisle has C19 plate-traceried windows, two Perpendicular windows and C15/16 priest door. Hollow-chamfered two-centred arch south doorway. Two- storeyed south porch with round undressed arch and parapet on corbels with moulded battlement. The north and south aisles have thin buttresses with set offs. Chancel has C19 five-light east window and early to mid C14 three-light south window with star tracery. Circa C13 west two unbuttressed and with slight batter in two stages with stringcourse half way up. Embattled parapet. Two-light bell openings, polygonal stair turret on northside and chamfered two-centred arch west doorway with C19 window above. Interior; four bay north and south arcades with octagonal piers moulded capitals with fleurons and moulded two-centred arches. Nave has unceiled wagon roof of 1881 replacing the original wagon roof. North and south aisles have ceiled wagon roofs with carved bosses. Good C15 rood and parclose screens largely rebuilt in 1891, one panel is painted. C19 seating, the choir stalls have carved poppeyheads. C18 octagonal pulpit with fielded panels and carved swags on the corners and putti above the panels. Reading desk made from carved Jacobean panelling. C19 octagonal font. Royal Arms of 1692. Monuments: Worth family 1629 in north aisle formerly Worth Chapel, two kneeling figures with eight kneeling children above. Wall monuments to Edward Bovey 1714; Thomas Rowe 1729. Edward Bovey 1811; Thomas Baradridge 1815 and a brass wall plaque to Margarett Gould 1662. References:- John Stabb, Devon Church Antiquities, Vol 1, pp 125 and 129. John Stabb, Some Old Devon Churches, Vol 1, pp 118 to 120.

B J Cresswell, Note on Devon Churches, Deanery of Totnes, pages 249 to 265.

Listing NGR: SX7938263911

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Cresswell, B F, Notes on Devon Churches of the Deanery of Totnes, (1904), 249-265
Stabb, J, Devon Church Antiquities, (1909), 125 129
Stabb, J, Notes on some Old Devon Churches, (1908), 118-120

National Grid Reference: SX 79384 63909

Map

Map
© Crown Copyright and database right 2017. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2017. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1108524 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 20-Aug-2017 at 09:05:51.

End of official listing