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Church of St Catherine

A Grade II Listed Building in Tiverton, Devon

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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

Plus Code: 9C2RWC3W+5P

Entry Name: Church of St Catherine

Listing Date: 18 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384723

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485181

Location: Tiverton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

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

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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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