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Church of St Gabriel

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmoor Forest, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5969 / 50°35'48"N

Longitude: -3.906 / 3°54'21"W

OS Eastings: 265198

OS Northings: 79194

OS Grid: SX651791

Mapcode National: GBR Q7.JY3Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 27QH.643

Entry Name: Church of St Gabriel

Listing Date: 28 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305888

English Heritage Legacy ID: 92790

Location: Dartmoor Forest, West Devon, Devon, PL20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Dartmoor Forest

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Widecombe-in-the-Moor St Pancras

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

LYDFORD POSTBRIDGE
SX 67 NE
12/58 Church of St Gabriel
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- II

Church. 1869 by Robert Medley Fulford - his first church. Granite rubble walls and
granite dressings. Gable ended slate roof.
Plan: Nave and chancel with north porch.
Exterior: 2 windows to nave each side of 1 and 3 lights with shouldered heads.
Chimney projection between the 2 north windows - cut off above eaves. Chancel has
1-light cusped window on north and south sides. 3-light east window with
cinquefoiled and cusped heads. Above division between nave and chancel is belfry at
roof apex and another overhanging belfry at the right gable end. Leanto porch
against north wall with shouldered-head doorway.
Interior: Chancel arch is corbelled from walls and constructed of alternating
voissoirs of stone and bricks. Simple A-frame roof to nave, common rafter roof to
chancel.
Source: White's Directory 1890.


Listing NGR: SX6519879194

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