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Church of St Gregory

A Grade I Listed Building in Seaton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7099 / 50°42'35"N

Longitude: -3.0676 / 3°4'3"W

OS Eastings: 324715

OS Northings: 90576

OS Grid: SY247905

Mapcode National: GBR PD.XZ5H

Mapcode Global: FRA 47G6.GQC

Entry Name: Church of St Gregory

Listing Date: 2 October 1951

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164812

English Heritage Legacy ID: 87581

Location: Seaton, East Devon, Devon, EX12

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Seaton

Built-Up Area: Seaton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Seaton St Gregory

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SEATON COLYFORD ROAD
1.
5176
Church of St Gregory
SY 2489
SY 2490 1/4 2.10.51
I
2.
Parish church. Circa late C13 and early C14 with later alterations including C15 west
tower. Restored in 1860 by Edward Ashworth. Stone rubble with freestone dressings.
Nave with flat-headed two and three-light south windows one with ogee arched lights.
North aisle and north transept with two and three-light windows with reticulated
tracery and three-light intersecting traceried east window of transept now only
visible inside. South chapel has restored perpendicular three-light east window and
decorated window in what was south transept. Chancel has datestone 1764 in the gable,
restored three-light east window and two-light south window. South porch with
chamfered arch.

squat C15 west tower with diagonal buttresses, polygonal stair turret on south side
enbattled parapet, single-light bell openings with cusped arches and three-light west
window with reticulated tracery, over moulded arch west doorway.

Interior: moulded north arcade without capitals. Only two bays of arcade remain, the
west end is supported on cast iron columns to allow late C19 gallery to span the width
of the church into the north aisle. Similar chancel arch without capitals. Squint
from north transept. Treble-chamfered tower arch with shafts in the responds. C19
roofs and furnishings.

Monuments: Richard Kettle 1787, slate tablet. Jonathan Bowden 1726, a tablet,
Walrond and wife, 1640, reset over doorway with kneeling figure above. William
Walrond 1787.


Listing NGR: SY2471690575

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