PARISH CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1257209
Date first listed:
16-Jul-1949
Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH PATH

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, CHURCH PATH

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

County:
Devon
District:
Teignbridge (District Authority)
Parish:
Newton Abbot
National Grid Reference:
SX 85145 72092

Details

NEWTON ABBOT

SX8472 CHURCH PATH, Highweek 1012-1/7/163 (East side) 16/07/49 Parish Church of All Saints

I

Parish Church. C15 (consecrated 1428); restored late C19, chancel rebuilt and extended in 1892; south aisle lengthened in 1892. MATERIALS: limestone rubble, mostly rendered, separate C20 crested slate roofs to nave and aisles. PLAN: aisled nave with chancel, south porch and west tower. EXTERIOR: moulded kneelers to copings of gable parapets. The C19 chancel has a 5-light window with geometric tracery, and a C19 parapeted vestry to the north-east corner with lancet windows and semicircular doorway. The rendered north aisle has 3 irregularly-spaced 3-light C15 windows with panel tracery; 2 pointed-arched doors, one blocked. South side has 3-light Perpendicular-style east window to late C19 chapel; from east on aisle are 3-light late C19 Perpendicular-style window, 3 reset late C18 memorial tablets, 3 granite C15 Perpendicular 3-light windows and roll-moulded architrave to basket-arched window over moulded 4-centred arched doorway. The west tower, rendered, battlemented, with offset diagonal buttresses up to the parapet, is in 3 stages. The third stage has label moulds over paired Tudor-arched louvres, the second stage is plain and the first stage has a loophole above a 3-light window of 2 pointed-arched lights flanking a central flat-arched light all set in an unmoulded Tudor arch. Below is a small plain chamfered pointed arch, probably C15 over C19 double doors. The south porch forms the west bay of the south aisle. INTERIOR: chancel has Ten Commandments flanking east window and C19 side arches including trefoil-headed 3-bay recess. 4-bay nave has granite Pevsner A-type columns with moulded arches to south and B-type columns with chamfered arches of 2 orders to north. Restored C15 wagon roofs to aisles, with moulded ribs and foliate bosses; nave roof rebuilt C19. C15 font with tracery patterns on pillar and bowl. FITTINGS: plain late C19 pews and wrought-iron altar rail and brass eagle lectern. MEMORIALS: include Walter Wemyss Leslie, d1863, by Pickering of Carlisle and Elizabeth Hocombe d1780 with urn in bracketed pediment and black marble tablet. STAINED GLASS: late C19 stained glass, except some medieval stained glass to the top of a north window. HISTORY: the church was a chapel of ease until 1864. (BoE: Pevsner N & Cherry B: Devon: London: 1989-: 584).



Listing NGR: SX8514772090

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
464123
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Devon, (1989), 584

Legal

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

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Date: 24 Feb 2002
Reference: IOE01/06058/01
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