CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1206837
Date first listed:
20-Nov-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
03-May-1994
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, ST EFRIDE'S ROAD
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, TOR CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, ST EFRIDE'S ROAD
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, TOR CHURCH ROAD

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

District:
Torbay (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 90952 64308

Details

TORQUAY

SX9064 ST EFRIDE'S ROAD 885-1/13/450 (West side) 20/11/52 Church of St Andrew (Formerly Listed as: ST ELFRIDES ROAD Church of St Saviour, Tormohun)

II*

Parish church, now in use by the Greek Orthodox Church. Tower probably C13; C15 aisles; restored 1849; chancel enlarged 1873 by John Hayward of Exeter. Local grey limestone and red sandstone rubble (roughcast before 1849), chancel snecked; slate roof; some granite windows. PLAN: Nave; chancel; north and south aisles; west tower; south-west porch. EXTERIOR: The C19 chancel has a 3-light traceried east window, 2-light traceried north window; lean-to vestry to south. 4-bay buttressed north aisle with set-back buttresses at the east end and 3-light C19 traceried windows. South aisle also buttressed with 3-light granite Perpendicular traceried windows and a gabled porch in the western bay with a low chamfered doorway. Unbuttressed battered west 3-stage tower with a parapet and plain north-east stair turret to the 2nd stge. Chamfered west doorway. 3-light Perpendicular granite traceried west window; 2-light belfry openings. INTERIOR: inspection not possible but Pevsner refers to an oak reredos by Hems of Exeter; mahogany bench ends and stained glass in the style of Clayton & Bell by Wailes. Monument to Thomas Cary, d.1567 noted by Pevsner as of special interest combining Perpendicular and early Renaissance detail. c1561 brass to Wilmot Cary. Other monuments to Thomas Ridgeway, d.1604 and George Cary, d.1758. Minor early C19 wall tablets. (Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1952-1989: P.849).

Listing NGR: SX9095264308

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
390782
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South Devon, (1952), 849
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989), 849

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: 30 Jun 2001
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