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Church of St Peter the Poor Fisherman, Newton and Noss

Description: Church of St Peter the Poor Fisherman

Grade: I
Date Listed: 19 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 100432

OS Grid Reference: SX5639446437
OS Grid Coordinates: 256394, 46437
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3004, -4.0177

Location: Newton and Noss, Devon PL8 1HE

Locality: Newton and Noss
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: PL8 1HE

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Listing Text

Church of St Peter the
Poor Fisherman


Redundant church. Circa C13 early C14 and C15. Slate rubble with granite
dressings. Slate roofs. Comprising:- nave, chancel, south aisle, north transept,
south porch and north west tower.
Roofless nave with Perpendicular three-light north window and round-arched north
doorway. West gable end of nave has two-light blocked triangular-headed window and
small round-headed window below flanked by buttresses with set offs.
Chancel has three-light east window with rectilinear tracery. North transept has
two-light window with crude C14 granite tracery.
Long south aisle has C15 moulded four-centred arch three-light windows with
four-centred arch lights, Perpendicular three-light east window and two-light west
window. Moulded two-centred arch south doorway. Gabled south porch with round arch
with impost mouldings and carved unceiled wagon roof.
Gabled tower at west end of north side of nave, with round-headed bell-openings with
slate louvres, the lower east window has carved jamb which may be part of a Saxon
cross shaft. Interior: four bay south arcade with wide double hollow-chamfered
four-centred arches monolithic granite piers with alternating shafts and hollows and
with moulded bases and similar capitals. South aisle has unceiled carved wagon roof.
Octagonal font.

Listing NGR: SX5639346433

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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