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Latitude: 50.3519 / 50°21'6"N
Longitude: -4.0341 / 4°2'2"W
OS Eastings: 255387
OS Northings: 52197
OS Grid: SX553521
Mapcode National: GBR Q2.27MB
Mapcode Global: FRA 28F3.J6G
Plus Code: 9C2Q9X28+Q9
Entry Name: Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 29 March 1960
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1325213
English Heritage Legacy ID: 100285
Location: Brixton, South Hams, Devon, PL8
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Brixton
Built-Up Area: Brixton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SX 55 SE BRIXTON MAIN STREET, BRIXTON
29/3/60 Church of St Mary
Parish Church. Circa C13 west tower, remainder late C15. Much restored in 1887 and
1894. Stone rubble with freestone granite dressings. Slate roofs.
Nave and chancel in one with large C19 perpendicular five-light east window. Long
north and south aisles with C19 Perpendicular three-light windows. South porch with
moulded round arch with scrolls at base of jambs. Smaller moulded inner south
West tower in two stages, with diagonal buttresses with set-offs. Corbelled
embattled parapet and no pinnacles. Crenellated polygonal stair turret on south
side. Perpendicular two and three-light bell openings, three-light Perpendicular
west window and moulded two-centred arch west doorway with hood mould.
Interior: Five bay north and south arcades with moulded monolithic granite piers
with alternating shafts and diagonals, moulded capitals and bases, the north capitals
are carved. Wide moulded four-centred arcade arches. Squints. C19 unceiled wagon
roofs to nave and north and south aisles. C19 furnishings including carved reredos,
pulpit, lectern, choir stalls and screens.
Window in the vestry said to come from Spriddlestone qv.
Monument: Lucy Penelope Palmer 1834 - kneeling female figure by an urn in marble in
relief, by R Walker of Bristol. Reference: R Gunnis Dictionary of British Sculptors
Listing NGR: SX5538752194
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