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Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in East and West Buckland, Devon

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Latitude: 51.066 / 51°3'57"N

Longitude: -3.889 / 3°53'20"W

OS Eastings: 267732

OS Northings: 131332

OS Grid: SS677313

Mapcode National: GBR KZ.F0L7

Mapcode Global: FRA 26R9.DQQ

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325327

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98903

Location: East and West Buckland, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: East and West Buckland

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: East Buckland St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

EAST AND WEST BUCKLAND EAST BUCKLAND
SS 63 SE
3/21
- Church of St Michael
20.2.67
GV II

Parish church. Probably C15 tower, nave pulled down and rebuilt with a chancel in
the position of a north aisle in 1860. Roughly coursed stone rubble. Slate roofs
with serrated ridge tiles and coped gable ends with apex crosses. West tower, nave
and chancel.
Tower of 2 stages. Original buttresses, embattled parapet. Rectangular stair
turret on north side. Straight-headed bell-openings with slate louvres on north,
west and east sides. South side has 2-light bell-opening above single light
opening with 4-centred arch and chamfered surround. Perpendicular 3-light window
above blocked west doorway. Infilled tower arch to former nave. Otherwise C19
fenestration, single light windows to left of south porch and to chancel, 2-light
window to nave to right of porch. 3-light east window. Two 2-light windows to
north side with quatrefoil tracery. South porch has C19 segmental pointed arched
doorway with C18 sundial above by T Berry.
Interior: unrendered stone walls. Archbraced roofs to chancel and nave. Painted
Royal Arms over south porch doorway. Charity Board in vestry. C20 furnishings.


Listing NGR: SS6773231332

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