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Church of St Boniface

A Grade II Listed Building in Copplestone, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8003 / 50°48'1"N

Longitude: -3.7282 / 3°43'41"W

OS Eastings: 278308

OS Northings: 101509

OS Grid: SS783015

Mapcode National: GBR L5.YZ75

Mapcode Global: FRA 362Z.9CZ

Plus Code: 9C2RR72C+4P

Entry Name: Church of St Boniface

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259835

English Heritage Legacy ID: 443822

Location: Copplestone, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Copplestone

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Down St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Chapel of Ease, now church. Circa 1870 and later C19. Snecked volcanic stone with
sandstone dressings; red tile roofs with alternate bands of plain and shaped
tiles. Small, gable-ended church facing north comprising taller chancel section,
representing original build, and lower nave and north porch, both apparently added.
Mixed Gothic. Porch at right end of nave has depressed 2-centred segmental arch
and gabled tiled roof with shaped crested ridge tiles. 2 nave windows to left are
2-light wooden casements with square headed sandstone surrounds and chamfered
reveals. Large buttress defines break between nave and chancel and roof steps up
to steeper pitch with coping and chimney stack at apex. Chancel has single
sandstone trefoil-headed lancet and roof has crested ridge-tiles. East end has
sandstone, 2-light window with early Decorated-style tracery and hoodmould. The
gable has kneelers, coping and cross fleury at apex. At west end nave ridge is
extended over small bellcote supported on raking struts. The gable has
bargeboards with blind trefoil tracery which is carried round bellcote.
Plain interior. 3-bay king post roof to nave, 3-bay arch-braced roof to chancel
with undecorated arch between and panelled chancel screen. Minton tiles to
chancel. Original furnishings include pews, pulpit, altar end stalls.

Listing NGR: SS7830801509

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