CHURCH OF ST GREGORY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1164812
Date first listed:
02-Oct-1951
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GREGORY, COLYFORD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST GREGORY, COLYFORD ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Devon
District:
East Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Seaton
National Grid Reference:
SY 24715 90576

Details

SEATON COLYFORD ROAD 1. 5176 Church of St Gregory SY 2489 SY 2490 1/4 2.10.51 I 2. Parish church. Circa late C13 and early C14 with later alterations including C15 west tower. Restored in 1860 by Edward Ashworth. Stone rubble with freestone dressings. Nave with flat-headed two and three-light south windows one with ogee arched lights. North aisle and north transept with two and three-light windows with reticulated tracery and three-light intersecting traceried east window of transept now only visible inside. South chapel has restored perpendicular three-light east window and decorated window in what was south transept. Chancel has datestone 1764 in the gable, restored three-light east window and two-light south window. South porch with chamfered arch.

squat C15 west tower with diagonal buttresses, polygonal stair turret on south side enbattled parapet, single-light bell openings with cusped arches and three-light west window with reticulated tracery, over moulded arch west doorway.

Interior: moulded north arcade without capitals. Only two bays of arcade remain, the west end is supported on cast iron columns to allow late C19 gallery to span the width of the church into the north aisle. Similar chancel arch without capitals. Squint from north transept. Treble-chamfered tower arch with shafts in the responds. C19 roofs and furnishings.

Monuments: Richard Kettle 1787, slate tablet. Jonathan Bowden 1726, a tablet, Walrond and wife, 1640, reset over doorway with kneeling figure above. William Walrond 1787.

Listing NGR: SY2471690575

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
87581
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 13 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08918/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Alan Gordon. Source Historic England Archive
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