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Torridge (District Authority)
Peters Marland
National Grid Reference:
SS 47825 13491


PETERSMARLAND PETERSMARLAND SS 41 SE 4/29 Church of St Peter - 4.10.60 GV II Parisn church. Some C15 fabric survives in tower but mainly rebuilt in 1868. Stone rubble walls with granite quoins, to tower. Gable-ended slate roof. Plan: nave, north and south aisles and south porch were built in 1865 - the west tower dates to the C15 but appears also to have been partially rebuilt. Exterior: 3 stage battlemented tower with obelisk finials. 2 probably C19 buttresses extend up to the 2nd stage of the west wall. 2-light trefoiled belfry openings. C19 3-light west window with intersecting tracery. C15 granite west doorway with roll and hollow moulding. The north aisle has 2 Decorated style 3 and 4-lignt windows and a single trefoiled light at the west end. Lean-to vestry in angle between aisle and chancel. 3-light East window of Decorated style and a similar 2-light window on the south side of the chancel. The south aisle has an intersecting tracery window at its east end. Otherwise they are of the Decorated style. South porch has steeply pitched roof and 4-centered stone arch doorway. Interior: re-used granite south doorway with Tudor arch, roll and hollow moulding and ball stops. 3 bay arcades of slender columns with small capitals and deep hoodmould over each arch. Modern square font of free-stone. Tiled floors. Pulpit and choir stalls of simple carved woodwork. Source: Beatrix Cresswell - Churches in the Deanery of Torrington

Listing NGR: SS4782513491


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Cresswell, B F, Notes on Devon Churches in the Deanery of Torrington, (1925)


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: 23 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04610/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Douglas G Wood. Source Historic England Archive
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