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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Newton and Noss, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3119 / 50°18'42"N

Longitude: -4.0379 / 4°2'16"W

OS Eastings: 254994

OS Northings: 47753

OS Grid: SX549477

Mapcode National: GBR Q2.4SRN

Mapcode Global: FRA 28F6.NQL

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 29 March 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325259

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100421

Location: Newton and Noss, South Hams, Devon, PL8

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Newton and Noss

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

SX5447 AND SX5447 NEWTON AND NOSS NOSS MAYO
13/140
29/3/60 Church of St Peter

II*


Parish church. 1882 by St Aubyn. Pink rock-faced coursed rubble with granite
dressings. Scantle slate roofs with granite coping to gable ends which have apex
crosses. Perpendicular style.
Nave and chancel in one. Long north and south aisles with three-light Perpendicular
panel tracery windows. Five-light Perpendicular east window. South porch with
moulded two-centred arch, carved spandrels and label.
West tower of three storeys with string courses and moulded plinth. Buttresses with
set-offs set back from the corners. Embattled parapet. Polygonal stair turret over
north west corner with battlements. Three-light Perpendicular traceried
bell-openings. Four-light Perpendicular west window over west doorway with shields
in the spandrels.
Built on steep site with semi-circular conically roofed vestry on lower, north, side,
overlooking Newton Creek on the estuary of the River Yealm.
Interior: four-bay north and south arcades plus another bay in chancel to arcade
chapels. Plastered walls with murals. Unceiled wagon roofs with carved bosses and
with angels in the chancel. Elaborately carved contemporary furnishings including
choir stalls, benches, screens, pulpit, lectern, font, altar rail and painted
reredos.


Listing NGR: SX5499447753

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