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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.


List entry Number: 1130049



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


District: City of Plymouth

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Jan-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Nov-1998

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 473286

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SX4559SW CROWNHILL ROAD, St Budeaux 740-1/13/617 (North side (off)) 25/01/54 Church of St Budeaux (Formerly Listed as: ST BUDEAUX Church of St Budoc)


Parish church. Re-used C13/C14 features to tower, rebuilt 1563 on site given by Richard Budockshead; restored and refitted by James Hine in 1876. Local rubble with granite dressings; dry slate roofs with coped gable ends. PLAN: nave/chancel; equal N and S aisles; W tower and S porch and C20 vestry to NW angle. EXTERIOR: unaltered elevations with original windows and doorways except that tower incorporates earlier fragments and its doorway is a C19 replacement with pointed arch and planked door with strap hinges. 3-stage unbuttressed and embattled tower has strings dividing stages and slender corner pinnacles; Y-traceried windows with louvred lights to upper stage; single-light windows to middle stage and 2-light window with cusped tracery over doorway. The other parts of the church have mostly 3-light windows with 4-centred arched central lights flanked by round-arched lights, all under 4-centred arches with hoodmoulds. S aisle has 1 arched window flanked by 2 with flat arches. 4-centred arched doorways, the moulded S porch doorway with sunk spandrels and square hoodmould; sundial over; blocked doorway to E end of N wall. INTERIOR: has limewashed rubble walls with exposed rear arches; pointed tower arch of 2 orders; simple C19 replica waggon roofs, and 4-bay arcades with depressed arch over standard A (Pevsner) piers. FITTINGS: 1876 by James Hine, the pews with square ends and V-jointed boards and octagonal oak pulpit with quatrefoils. MONUMENTS: Roger Budockshead and family and Sir William Gorges and family, 1600; marble and slate 2-panel pilastered chest tomb with slate top and Baroque backplate surmounted by coat of arms with segmental arch on Tuscan columns to John Fownes who died 1669; an aedicule with Ionic columns; a cartouche with drapery to Lewis Stanley who died in 1693, another to Charles Fortesque, a Corinthian freestone and marble aedicule, both with angels' heads; 2 floor slabs: one to Richard Trevail, died 1665, the other dated 1648. HISTORY: Sir Francis Drake was married here in 1569. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: 1989-: 642).

Listing NGR: SX4542859285

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989), 642

National Grid Reference: SX 45428 59285


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