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HER Number:MDV108663
Name:St Benedict's Church on Chapel Street, Buckfastleigh

Summary

A charming little building and a late but well crafted example of Arts and Crafts influenced design; it sits modestly alongside its non-conformist neighbours. Completed in 1939 when the Catholic Church was in expansion, it was funded by Mrs Edith Hamilton.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 736 661
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBuckfastleigh
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH (World War II - 1939 AD to 1939 AD (Between))

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Church can be seen on the aerial photographs.


Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2012, Buckfastleigh Conservation Area Appraisal, 41 (Report - Assessment). SDV357481.

St Benedict’s church: Unlisted
A charming little building and a late but well crafted example of Arts and Crafts influenced design; it sits modestly alongside its non-conformist neighbours. Completed in 1939 when the Catholic Church was in expansion, it was funded by Mrs Edith Hamilton.


Ordnance Survey, 2014, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV355681.

Church is depicted on the modern mapping. (Not shown on the historic maps as church was finished in 1939).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital).
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #68017 ]
SDV357481Report - Assessment: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2012. Buckfastleigh Conservation Area Appraisal. Dartmoor National Park Authority Report. Digital. 41.

Associated Monuments

MDV80102Related to: 18 Park View, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV48199Related to: Congregational Chapel on Chapel Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV92632Related to: Iron railings south of Methodist and United Reformed Church, Buckfastleigh (Monument)
MDV22906Related to: Methodist Chapel, Chapel Street, Buckfastleigh (Building)
MDV43536Related to: The Higher Town, Buckfastleigh (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 9 2014 12:45PM