History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Newton Ferrers, Devon

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 50.3119 / 50°18'42"N

Longitude: -4.0379 / 4°2'16"W

OS Eastings: 254994

OS Northings: 47753

OS Grid: SX549477

Mapcode National: GBR Q2.4SRN

Mapcode Global: FRA 28F6.NQL

Plus Code: 9C2Q8X66+PR

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 29 March 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325259

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100421

Location: Newton and Noss, South Hams, Devon, PL8

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Newton and Noss

Built-Up Area: Newton Ferrers

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Tagged with: Church building

Find accommodation in
Newton Ferrers


29/3/60 Church of St Peter


Parish church. 1882 by St Aubyn. Pink rock-faced coursed rubble with granite
dressings. Scantle slate roofs with granite coping to gable ends which have apex
crosses. Perpendicular style.
Nave and chancel in one. Long north and south aisles with three-light Perpendicular
panel tracery windows. Five-light Perpendicular east window. South porch with
moulded two-centred arch, carved spandrels and label.
West tower of three storeys with string courses and moulded plinth. Buttresses with
set-offs set back from the corners. Embattled parapet. Polygonal stair turret over
north west corner with battlements. Three-light Perpendicular traceried
bell-openings. Four-light Perpendicular west window over west doorway with shields
in the spandrels.
Built on steep site with semi-circular conically roofed vestry on lower, north, side,
overlooking Newton Creek on the estuary of the River Yealm.
Interior: four-bay north and south arcades plus another bay in chancel to arcade
chapels. Plastered walls with murals. Unceiled wagon roofs with carved bosses and
with angels in the chancel. Elaborately carved contemporary furnishings including
choir stalls, benches, screens, pulpit, lectern, font, altar rail and painted

Listing NGR: SX5499447753

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.