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HER Number:MDV10593
Name:Tower of Ruined Church, Bicton

Summary

Tower and nave wall of old Bicton church incorporated into 19th century mausoleum.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 072 857
Map Sheet:SY08NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBicton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBICTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY08NE/6/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (I)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TOWER (Early Medieval to XXI - 1066 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV115052.

Osa=sy08ne6.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV115053.

Des=os 6"(1906)93ne.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV115054.

Doe/hhr:bicton/(10/2/1987)16.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Tower, possibly 13th century, part of old bicton church. Vis=19/7/1953(os) age difficult to judge due to plastering. Crude windows of lancet shape. Western doorway crudely moulded with painted arch. Roofmark of nave visible on east side of the tower. "tower" marked on os 6" (1906) map (os). Vis=15th century west tower of the church remains. Relatively low, plain and unbuttressed. Plain lancet windows in belfry. Beerstone memorial on s side (see doe list for full details).


Exeter Archaeology, 2003-2004, East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey, Site No. 2012 (Archive - Survey). SDV351568.

Tower and nave wall of old Bicton church incorporated into 19th century mausoleum. Listed Grade 1.
SMR.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV115052Migrated Record:
SDV115053Migrated Record:
SDV115054Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV351568Archive - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003-2004. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Archaeological Survey. Digital + Mixed Archive Material. Site No. 2012.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 19 2016 1:43PM