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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: 1306053



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

County: Devon

District: East Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Colyton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 08-May-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 87923

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8.5.67 Church of St Andrew GV I

Parish church. Mainly C15 and early C16 with circa 1200 work in lower parts of tower and chancel. Work of 1765 and 1816. Restored after a fire in 1933. Stone rubble, ashlar and knapped flint. Slate roofs. Comprising nave, north and south aisles, chancel, north and south chapels and transepts and crossing tower. C15 nave with large restored perpendicular west window and west doorway. Upper part of the nave, and north and south arcades rebuilt in 1765 and 1816. Early C14 five light east window with geometric tracery. Embattled ashlar parapets to nave, south aisle and south transept. Ashlar two storeyed south porch with external stairs. Crossing tower with two light bell openings, embattled parapet with pinnacles, gargoyles and late C15 octagonal top stage with two light windows, gargoyles, battlements with pinnacles and small flying buttresses to pinnacles at the corners. Interior: Four bay north and south arcades rebuilt in C18 and early C19. Stone screen to south chancel chapel circa 1530. Jacobean stone screen to north chancel chapel. Good monuments including: Margaret Countess of Devon 1449. Sir John Pole 1658 and wife 1628, possibly by Gerard Johnson of Southwark. Sir William Pole (died 1635), the antiquary, lies in the Pole Chapel without a memorial. Other C17 Pole monuments. William Westover 1615. W Drake 1680. Fragments of Saxon cross of circa late C10. Brass Candelabra of 1796. Stained glass west window by Hardman. C19 and C20 furnishings and roofs. The roofs of the nave and south aisle were destroyed by a fire in 1933. In the churchyard a few C18/19 tomb chests.

Listing NGR: SY2458594091

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National Grid Reference: SY 24599 94093


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