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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in Trentishoe, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2206 / 51°13'14"N

Longitude: -3.9395 / 3°56'22"W

OS Eastings: 264652

OS Northings: 148609

OS Grid: SS646486

Mapcode National: GBR KW.3CV6

Mapcode Global: VH4M7.NLQ4

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 25 February 1965

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325745

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97123

Location: Trentishoe, North Devon, Devon, EX31

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Trentishoe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Trentishoe St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

TRENTISHOE TRENTISHOE
SS 64 NW
2/151 Church of St Peter
-
25.2.55
GV II*
Parish church. C15 fabric to nave walls and tower, the latter with 1638
alterations, chancel built and church restored 1877.
Stone rubble with ashlar dressings. Slate roofs. West tower, nave, chancel.
Small narrow west tower has embattled parapet and small bell-openings in south and
north sides, the latter with two 1638 dates above referring to alterations.
C19 2-light window to left of south porch which has gabled slate roofs, rough stone
voussoirs to the outer porch doorway arch and C19 semi-circular headed timber casing
to possibly earlier concealed inner doorframe. C19 stepped 3-light lancet to east
chancel end. 2 straight-headed windows of 2 virtually semi-circular-headed lights,
that to left is C19 that to right retains most its original Perpendicular stonework
including labelled hoodmould. Towards west end on north side is a C18 nowy-arched
slate headstone reset on wall with inscription to members of the Stott family.
Interior: C19 scissor-braced roof to chancel, common rafter roof to nave, 5 of the
couples with archbracing. West gallery of 1731, 8 panels wide with winder staircase
in north-west corner. Traces of painted date and inscription survive to central
panels. C19 furnishings including font, pulpit, altar table and communion rails.
Wall monuments. Nave north side: triangular headed slate to Richard Cooke and wife
(d.1773 and 1784) above square slate tablet to Mary d. of Morgan Cooke (d.1714) with
verse and skull and hour glass to base. South side of nave: slate wall monuments to
Capt. John Cooke of Ilfracombe by Watts (d.1859) and below to Margaret, wife of John
Richards d. 1641.


Listing NGR: SS6465248609

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