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The Church of the Holy Name

A Grade II Listed Building in Swimbridge, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0836 / 51°5'1"N

Longitude: -3.9495 / 3°56'58"W

OS Eastings: 263550

OS Northings: 133398

OS Grid: SS635333

Mapcode National: GBR KW.D38V

Mapcode Global: FRA 26M8.169

Plus Code: 9C3R33M2+F6

Entry Name: The Church of the Holy Name

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165631

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98679

Location: Swimbridge, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Swimbridge

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Swimbridge St James the Apostle

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Chapel of Ease. 1873. Snecked stone rubble, Sunday school portion rendered.
Ashlar dressings. Slate roof with gable ends. Crested ridge tiles with apex cross
at east gable end. T-shaped on plan, the base of the T formed by Sunday School
extension at right angles to main chapel with a rendered lateral stack enclosed in
lean-to roof to entrance lobby in the west angle. Chapel has 1 single light and
three 2-light windows to south side with pointed arches to the lights and diamond
leaded windows. Stepped 3-light windows at each end, that to east has pointed arch
with stone voussoirs to chamfered surround.
Interior: 3 arch-braced trusses. 2-bay segmental pointed arched arcade.
Plastered walls. Stained glass to east window 1924. The pulpit incorporates 3
reused late medieval carved panels, 2 with Gothic tracery and 1 with figure of
angels with outstretched arm inside round arch, standing on scalloped base.
Victorian register grate to Sunday School stack.

Listing NGR: SS6355033398

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