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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
Entry Name: The Church of the Holy Name
Listing Date: 18 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1165631
English Heritage Legacy ID: 98679
Location: Swimbridge, North Devon, Devon, EX32
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
SS 63 SW
The Church of the Holy Name
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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