CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1306637
Date first listed:
29-Mar-1960
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW, FORE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW, FORE STREET

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

County:
Devon
District:
South Hams (District Authority)
Parish:
Yealmpton
National Grid Reference:
SX 57776 51701

Details

SX5751 YEALMPTON FORE STREET 11/208 (south side) 29/3/60 Church of St Bartholomew

GV II*

Parish church. Rebuilt in 1850 by William Butterfield. Tower of 1915. Coursed stone and ashlar, with freestone dressings. Slate roofs. Decorated style. Comprising:- nave, chancel, north and south aisles, north and south transepts, south porch and later west tower. Decorated windows with rectilinear, intersecting and foiled tracery. Buttreses with set-offs. 1915 west tower in three stages with pinnacles and battlements. The exterior is unremarkable in contrast to the interior where the walls have bands of black marble following the lines of the window arches and arcades. In the chancel diaper pattern and polychromatic friezes. Smaller arch set within the chancel arch with polychromatic diaper pattern. Octagonal arcade piers with bands of a dark and light marble. Aisle walls have inscriptions in circular frames. The chancel roof is boarded and painted and the ribs are supported on corbel heads. The nave and aisle roofs are unceiled wooden barrel vaults and the transepts have scissor braces. Contemporary furnishings including seating, alter rail, tower screen, pulpit and lectern etc and an alabaster screen to choir and an alabaster font. Disused Norman font bowl with low relief wavy lines. Monuments from the old church; Brass to Sir John Crocker in armour 1508. Mary Coppleston 1630 tomb chest with kneeling figures in arched recess. Mural monuments to Bastard family, including:- Thomas Veale Bastard 1732. Edmund and Baldwin Pollexfen 1773. Thomas Veale 1782, a bust. References: Transactions of the Exeter Diocesan Architectural Society (IV) pages 245-9. Paul Thompson, "William Butterfield".

Listing NGR: SX5777651701

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
100487
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Transactions of the Exeter Diocesan Architectural and Archaeological Society' in Transactions of the Exeter Diocesan Architectural and Archaeological Society, , Vol. 4, (), 245-9

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: 20 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/07553/05
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