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Latitude: 50.7882 / 50°47'17"N
Longitude: -3.5175 / 3°31'3"W
OS Eastings: 293126
OS Northings: 99831
OS Grid: SX931998
Mapcode National: GBR LG.ZQPB
Mapcode Global: FRA 37J0.7FX
Entry Name: Netherexe Parish Church (Dedication Unknown)
Listing Date: 30 June 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1097624
English Heritage Legacy ID: 86089
Location: Nether Exe, East Devon, Devon, EX5
District: East Devon
Civil Parish: Nether Exe
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Rewe St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 99 NW
3/29 Netherexe Parish Church
30.6.61 (Dedication unknown)
Parish church. Late-C15. Restoration of 1890; roof of 1906 by Chancellor & Son of
Chelmsford. Coursed rubble. Nave and chancel in one; south porch; C19 north
vestry opposite porch. North and south walls similar, 3 heavy buttresses with
plinth and 2 set-offs 2 square-headed windows. South door and porch entrance both
with chamfer and hollow moulding and moulded bases. East window framed between 2
buttresses which leave angles clear; 3-light Perpendicular with very weathered
faces as hood-mould terminals. This window may have been reset. West end with
square bellcote (with bell); 2-light west window, Perpendicular with quatrefoil in
head; west doorway identical to the others. Upper courses of wall particularly
rebuilt in 1906. Interior: Norman font, square bowl with scalloped underside,
circular shaft, square base with scalloped top. Trefoil headed piscina in south
sanctuary wall. Tall, elongated, blocked doorway to east of present entrance.
Deep window recesses under chamfered rear arches. Good roof 1906; open rafters,
collars, studs and moulded wall-plate, and 3 crenellated tie beams. Monument: to
Mary Young, d.1771; cartouche with putti heads and heraldic device, surmounted by
obelisk. Marble. Although Devon is rich in late-C15 churches, complete small
chapels of this date are rare. Netherexe church stands by itself in a field, but
was formerly associated with a nearby manor house (now gone).
Source: Pevsner, p210. Devon C19 Churches Project
Listing NGR: SX9312999830
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