CHURCH OF ST BONIFACE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1259835
Date first listed:
20-May-1985
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST BONIFACE, KNOWLE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST BONIFACE, KNOWLE LANE

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

County:
Devon
District:
Mid Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Copplestone
National Grid Reference:
SS 78308 01509

Details

SS 70 SE CREDITON HAMLETS KNOWLE LANE (south side)

2/111 Church of St Boniface

GV II

Chapel of Ease, now church. Circa 1870 and later C19. Snecked volcanic stone with sandstone dressings; red tile roofs with alternate bands of plain and shaped tiles. Small, gable-ended church facing north comprising taller chancel section, representing original build, and lower nave and north porch, both apparently added. Mixed Gothic. Porch at right end of nave has depressed 2-centred segmental arch and gabled tiled roof with shaped crested ridge tiles. 2 nave windows to left are 2-light wooden casements with square headed sandstone surrounds and chamfered reveals. Large buttress defines break between nave and chancel and roof steps up to steeper pitch with coping and chimney stack at apex. Chancel has single sandstone trefoil-headed lancet and roof has crested ridge-tiles. East end has sandstone, 2-light window with early Decorated-style tracery and hoodmould. The gable has kneelers, coping and cross fleury at apex. At west end nave ridge is extended over small bellcote supported on raking struts. The gable has bargeboards with blind trefoil tracery which is carried round bellcote. Plain interior. 3-bay king post roof to nave, 3-bay arch-braced roof to chancel with undecorated arch between and panelled chancel screen. Minton tiles to chancel. Original furnishings include pews, pulpit, altar end stalls.

Listing NGR: SS7830801509

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
443822
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 29 Mar 2006
Reference: IOE01/14685/35
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Sid Ellott. Source Historic England Archive
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