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St Mary, Atherington

St Mary, Atherington, Devon EX37 9HY View on map

It is estimated that the church was built between 1202 and 1272, and it is endowed with a number of artefacts including tombs. The most outstanding artefact is the oak screen and rood loft, the only one in Devon.


Opening Arrangements

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday: 10am - 4pm (GMT), 10am - 5pm (BST)


Centre of the village on the B3227. Rail: Umberleigh (approx. 2 miles) Bus: Infrequent service (Barnstaple to Chumleigh) Route 325. Does not equate with church opening hours.

Parking Spaces


For big events e.g. flower festivals, parking is available in the Atherington children's playing field.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes