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Latitude: 50.903 / 50°54'10"N
Longitude: -3.5531 / 3°33'11"W
OS Eastings: 290885
OS Northings: 112648
OS Grid: SS908126
Mapcode National: GBR LF.RFP0
Mapcode Global: FRA 36FQ.CL8
Entry Name: Church of St Catherine
Listing Date: 18 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384723
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485181
Location: Tiverton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Tiverton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Withleigh St Catherine
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
848-1/4/343 Church of St Catherine
Parish church. 1846 by John Hayward of Exeter. Local rubble
walls with freestone dressings; steep dry slate roofs with
coped gables with moulded kneelers; stone bellcote with single
bell, over left-hand gable.
STYLE: Middle Pointed style.
PLAN: chancel with north vestry and nave with south porch.
MATERIALS: windows have trefoil-headed lights, the 2-light
nave windows and the 4-light chancel window with quatrefoil
tracery, multiple light windows with hoodmoulds with varied
head stops. 4-bay nave; 1-bay chancel with weathered
buttresses dividing bays. Porch (2nd bay) has moulded
pointed-arched doorway; inner doorway with pair of original
ledged and braced oak doors.
INTERIOR: has arch-braced roof structure, now partly hidden by
later ceiling; plastered walls with dressed stone reararches.
FITTINGS: include pine pews with panelled and moulded square
ends; round freestone font with traceried bowl carried on
centre pier and 4 polished stone shafts; octagonal pulpit with
V-jointed boards, and choir stall with Gothic tracery.
HISTORY: John Hayward of Exeter was the leading local
practitioner of Gothic Revival church building in the County
of Devon from the 1840s to the 1860s.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: 1989-: 915).
Listing NGR: SS9088512648
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