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Parish Church of All Saints

A Grade I Listed Building in Newton Abbot, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5373 / 50°32'14"N

Longitude: -3.6221 / 3°37'19"W

OS Eastings: 285145

OS Northings: 72092

OS Grid: SX851720

Mapcode National: GBR QP.ZK36

Mapcode Global: FRA 379N.2Q0

Entry Name: Parish Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 16 July 1949

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257209

English Heritage Legacy ID: 464123

Location: Newton Abbot, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ12

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Parish: Newton Abbot

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Highweek All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Listing Text


NEWTON ABBOT

SX8472 CHURCH PATH, Highweek
1012-1/7/163 (East side)
16/07/49 Parish Church of All Saints

I

Parish Church. C15 (consecrated 1428); restored late C19,
chancel rebuilt and extended in 1892; south aisle lengthened
in 1892.
MATERIALS: limestone rubble, mostly rendered, separate C20
crested slate roofs to nave and aisles.
PLAN: aisled nave with chancel, south porch and west tower.
EXTERIOR: moulded kneelers to copings of gable parapets. The
C19 chancel has a 5-light window with geometric tracery, and a
C19 parapeted vestry to the north-east corner with lancet
windows and semicircular doorway. The rendered north aisle has
3 irregularly-spaced 3-light C15 windows with panel tracery; 2
pointed-arched doors, one blocked.
South side has 3-light Perpendicular-style east window to late
C19 chapel; from east on aisle are 3-light late C19
Perpendicular-style window, 3 reset late C18 memorial tablets,
3 granite C15 Perpendicular 3-light windows and roll-moulded
architrave to basket-arched window over moulded 4-centred
arched doorway.
The west tower, rendered, battlemented, with offset diagonal
buttresses up to the parapet, is in 3 stages. The third stage
has label moulds over paired Tudor-arched louvres, the second
stage is plain and the first stage has a loophole above a
3-light window of 2 pointed-arched lights flanking a central
flat-arched light all set in an unmoulded Tudor arch. Below is
a small plain chamfered pointed arch, probably C15 over C19
double doors.
The south porch forms the west bay of the south aisle.
INTERIOR: chancel has Ten Commandments flanking east window
and C19 side arches including trefoil-headed 3-bay recess.
4-bay nave has granite Pevsner A-type columns with moulded
arches to south and B-type columns with chamfered arches of 2
orders to north. Restored C15 wagon roofs to aisles, with
moulded ribs and foliate bosses; nave roof rebuilt C19. C15
font with tracery patterns on pillar and bowl.
FITTINGS: plain late C19 pews and wrought-iron altar rail and
brass eagle lectern.
MEMORIALS: include Walter Wemyss Leslie, d1863, by Pickering
of Carlisle and Elizabeth Hocombe d1780 with urn in bracketed
pediment and black marble tablet.
STAINED GLASS: late C19 stained glass, except some medieval

stained glass to the top of a north window.
HISTORY: the church was a chapel of ease until 1864.
(BoE: Pevsner N & Cherry B: Devon: London: 1989-: 584).

Listing NGR: SX8514772090

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