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Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Colyford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7268 / 50°43'36"N

Longitude: -3.0659 / 3°3'57"W

OS Eastings: 324865

OS Northings: 92449

OS Grid: SY248924

Mapcode National: GBR PD.WRSW

Mapcode Global: FRA 47G5.3DW

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 19 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1098547

English Heritage Legacy ID: 87907

Location: Colyton, East Devon, Devon, EX24

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Colyton

Built-Up Area: Colyford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Colyton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


Church of St Michael


Church. Built 1888/9. Small church in Arts and Crafts style. Stone rubble with
freestone dressings and tiled roof. Comprising: nave and chancel in one, south
transept, south-west porch and north vestry. Bellcote over west gable with
corbelled buttresses with pinnacles, short tented gablets and small spirelet.
Stringcourse below window cill level on battered plinth. Lancets and grouped
lancets. Battered buttresses with set offs. Buttress at centre of west end with
gablet between lancets, above which is small oval window in the gable. Lean-to
vestibule across west end with gabled porch to south.
Interior: red and yellow brick with stone dressings. Timber vaulted roof with
arched braces on stone corbels. Three bay arcade to vestibule at west end and two
bay arcade to south transept. Squint with cusped arches. Complete furnishings
including timber chancel screen, carved wooden reredos with relief based on
Bartolommeos "The Entombment", pulpit, benches and font.
St Michael's is a chapel of ease built by Mrs Scarbrough in memory of her father
Admiral Impey.

Listing NGR: SY2486592449

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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