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Latitude: 50.9081 / 50°54'29"N
Longitude: -3.4982 / 3°29'53"W
OS Eastings: 294760
OS Northings: 113137
OS Grid: SS947131
Mapcode National: GBR LH.R3L3
Mapcode Global: FRA 36KP.WGZ
Plus Code: 9C2RWG52+6P
Entry Name: Roman Catholic Church and Presbytery (Sion House)
Listing Date: 12 February 1952
Last Amended: 10 April 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384851
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485310
Location: Tiverton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Tiverton
Built-Up Area: Tiverton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Tiverton St Paul, West Exe
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
Tagged with: Church building
SS9413 LONGDRAG HILL, Tiverton
848-1/5/347 (South side)
12/02/52 Roman Catholic Church and Presbytery
(Formerly Listed as:
SOUTH MOLTON ROAD
Roman Catholic Church and Presbytery)
Roman Catholic Church and attached presbytery. 1836-9, to the
designs of GA Boyce, on land given by the Chichesters of
Calverleigh Court. Church in Gothic Revival style and Sion
House in Tudor Gothic Style.
CHURCH EXTERIOR: 4-bay nave and 2-bay chancel, in Gothic
Revival style with offset buttresses and hoodmoulds over
windows and west door. Chancel has cinquefoil-headed lights,
and 4-light east window with elaborate rose above similar
lights. Nave has 2-light windows with quatrefoils above
cinquefoil-headed lights; small quatrefoil light in west
gable, above porch with offset corner buttresses and pointed
moulded arch set on engaged shafts.
CHURCH INTERIOR: has shallow 4-centred arch braces to ceiling;
coloured glass borders to windows.
PRESBYTERY EXTERIOR: of 2 storeys, symmetrically composed with
double-gabled west front; this has flat-headed Gothic-style
windows, the upper tier distinguished by the mouchettes set
above ogee-arched cinquefoil-headed lights. Other elevations
have mullioned windows, the left-hand gable adjoining the
church having a crest set above mullioned windows with
C16-style pointed-arched lights.
PRESBYTERY INTERIOR: not inspected.
A distinctive group by a notable local architect.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: 1989-: 811).
Listing NGR: SS9476013137
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