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Latitude: 50.9008 / 50°54'2"N
Longitude: -4.1655 / 4°9'55"W
OS Eastings: 247825
OS Northings: 113491
OS Grid: SS478134
Mapcode National: GBR KL.RGLJ
Mapcode Global: FRA 265Q.F1P
Entry Name: Church of St Peter
Listing Date: 4 October 1960
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1309763
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91003
Location: Peters Marland, Torridge, Devon, EX38
Civil Parish: Peters Marland
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Petersmarland St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS 41 SE
4/29 Church of St Peter
Parisn church. Some C15 fabric survives in tower but mainly rebuilt in 1868. Stone
rubble walls with granite quoins, to tower. Gable-ended slate roof.
Plan: nave, north and south aisles and south porch were built in 1865 - the west
tower dates to the C15 but appears also to have been partially rebuilt.
Exterior: 3 stage battlemented tower with obelisk finials. 2 probably C19
buttresses extend up to the 2nd stage of the west wall. 2-light trefoiled belfry
openings. C19 3-light west window with intersecting tracery. C15 granite west
doorway with roll and hollow moulding. The north aisle has 2 Decorated style 3 and
4-lignt windows and a single trefoiled light at the west end. Lean-to vestry in
angle between aisle and chancel. 3-light East window of Decorated style and a
similar 2-light window on the south side of the chancel. The south aisle has an
intersecting tracery window at its east end. Otherwise they are of the Decorated
style. South porch has steeply pitched roof and 4-centered stone arch doorway.
Interior: re-used granite south doorway with Tudor arch, roll and hollow moulding
and ball stops. 3 bay arcades of slender columns with small capitals and deep
hoodmould over each arch.
Modern square font of free-stone. Tiled floors. Pulpit and choir stalls of simple
Source: Beatrix Cresswell - Churches in the Deanery of Torrington
Listing NGR: SS4782513491
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