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Netherexe Parish Church (Dedication Unknown)

A Grade I Listed Building in Nether Exe, Devon

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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

Plus Code: 9C2RQFQJ+7X

Entry Name: Netherexe Parish Church (Dedication Unknown)

Listing Date: 30 June 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097624

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86089

Also known as: Netherexe Parish Church

ID on this website: 101097624

Location: St John the Baptist's Church, Nether Exe, East Devon, EX5

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Town: 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

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3/29 Netherexe Parish Church
30.6.61 (Dedication unknown)
- I
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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