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HER Number:MDV15047
Name:Ashcombe, St Nectan's


Parish church of st. Nectan, or nectanus, in ashcombe. A small medieval church largely rebuilt 1824-1825 with colour-washed wagon roofs and walls (hoskins).


Grid Reference:SX 912 795
Map Sheet:SX97NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAshcombe
Ecclesiastical ParishASHCOMBE

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Church of England HER: 4978
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX97NW/15
  • Old Listed Building Ref (I): 85667

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PARISH CHURCH (XIII to XIX - 1201 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

FLETCHER, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV10257.

Vis=-/-/2001 (fletcher) watching brief on installation of drain around 2 sides of tower recorded layer of stones + boulders near sw corner of tower, probably inserted to aid drainage (fletcher).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV177625.

Consecrated 1259. West tower of norman or early character, south transept and chancel with evidence of original lancet windows. North aisle is perpendicular.19th century work includes wall panelling and a pulpit by salvin. Plate includes an elizabethan chalice and cover and an 18th century paten (pevsner).

CRESSWELL, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV25789.

Included in a survey of the churches of the deanery of kenn (cresswell).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV292062.

Hoskins, w. G. /devon/(1954)321.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV292063.

Pevsner, n. /the buildings of england:south devon/(1952)40.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV292064.

Cornelius, c. F. /tda/78(1946)123-152/parish churches within ten miles of newton abbot.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV292065.

Cornelius, c. F. /tda/79(1947)81-89/church fittings.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV292066.

Chanter, j. F. /tda/42(1910)491/christianity in devon before ad 909.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV292067.

Cresswell, b. F. /dcnq/7,pt 2(1912-1913)18-21/notes of the churches of the deanery of kenn,devon.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV292068.

Reichel, o. J. /dcnq/7,pt 1(1912-1913)101/churches in the deanery of kenn.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV292069.

Dro=564m/11/13,11/15,11/17(illustration by swete).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV292070.

Doe/hhr:st. Thomas rural district/(-/9/1949)4.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV292071.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV292072.

Des=fletcher, m. /(-/6/2001)/watching brief report in pf.

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV327096.

Church of st. Nectanus. Consecrated in 1259 but restored 1824 beyond all recognition. Old screen sold 1820. Nothing left but blocked lancets. Good carved bench ends one of which has kirkham arms (doe).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV335.

Parish church of st. Nectan, or nectanus, in ashcombe. A small medieval church largely rebuilt 1824-1825 with colour-washed wagon roofs and walls (hoskins).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV10257Migrated Record: FLETCHER.
SDV177625Migrated Record:
SDV25789Migrated Record: CRESSWELL.
SDV292062Migrated Record:
SDV292063Migrated Record:
SDV292064Migrated Record:
SDV292065Migrated Record:
SDV292066Migrated Record:
SDV292067Migrated Record:
SDV292068Migrated Record:
SDV292069Migrated Record:
SDV292070Migrated Record:
SDV292071Migrated Record:
SDV292072Migrated Record:
SDV327096Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV335Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 24 2017 12:28PM