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Latitude: 50.8942 / 50°53'39"N
Longitude: -3.2966 / 3°17'47"W
OS Eastings: 308903
OS Northings: 111329
OS Grid: ST089113
Mapcode National: GBR LS.RSSB
Mapcode Global: FRA 36ZQ.X3V
Plus Code: 9C2RVPV3+M8
Entry Name: Ashill Church
Listing Date: 15 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106479
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95798
Location: Uffculme, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Uffculme
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Uffculme St Mary Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
Tagged with: Church building
ST 01 SE UFFCULME ASHILL
4/143 Ashill Church
Chapel of ease with hall attached. Built in 1882 to designs by R M Fulford. Red
brick in Flemish bond with Ham Hill stone dressings; tiled roof, the chancel with
crested ridge tiles.
Plan: nave, south porch, chancel; bellcote at east apex of nave gable wall above
chancel arch; hall to north, set transeptally, is divided from the church by a
removable internal glazed partition.
Exterior. South side: porch set well to the west, under catslide, but with 3-bay
front, the central chamfered entrance arch under small gable, and flanked by 2-
light square-headed windows set high under eaves. Nave south wall with a set of
triple and double trefoil-headed lancets with buttress between. Chancel with single
and paired lancets. Stone bellcote with pyramidal roof and trefoil-headed openings
to west and east, the whole corbelled out over nave east gable wall. 3-light
Decorated east window, with diagonal buttresses to east wall.
West end with triple lancets under brick superordinate window arch. Clasping
North side: transeptally placed hall, the roof half-hipped, treated with a variety
of window types, and a tall external stack to the east. Lancets to nave and
Interior: nave of 4 bays; double-chamfered chancel arch. Roof principals scissor-
braced with arched brace collars. Low chancel screen and contemporary chancel
furniture and nave benches; sanctuary with tiled floor and dado. Patterned glass
survives throughout, probably by Drake. Half-glazed vertically-sliding partition
between nave and hall.
Summary: a carefully organised design successfully integrating secular and
ecclesiastical components, with imaginative use of materials and attention to
detailing, all done on a limited budget. A good example of this important C19 Devon
Listing NGR: ST0890311329
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