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HER Number:MDV1371
Name:Rood Screen and Stone Screen Formerly in St Peter's Church


A fine oak rood screen, and a stone screen to Greenway Chapel, were removed in the 19th century from St Peter's Parish Church.


Grid Reference:SS 954 128
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS91SE/21/4

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROOD SCREEN (XIV to XV - 1301 AD to 1500 AD (Between))

Full description

Loftus-Brock, E. P., 1883, The Peculiarities of the Ancient Churches of Devonshire, 27-34 (Article in Serial). SDV19516.

Bligh Bond, F., 1903, Devonshire Screens and Rood Lofts. Part II, 464, 490 (Article in Serial). SDV6113.

All Saints: remnant of old perpendicular rood screen, from Tiverton Church. Brought in 1854, retains old enrichments and colouring (blue, red, gilt).
St Peter: screen removed 1854. Fine oak screen, good condition, also parclose screen. Portion of screen refixed at Holcombe Rogus. Stone screen to Greenway Chapel removed 1835 to Powderham, now missing.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV19516Article in Serial: Loftus-Brock, E. P.. 1883. The Peculiarities of the Ancient Churches of Devonshire. Journal of the British Archaeological Association. 39. Unknown. 27-34.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV6113Article in Serial: Bligh Bond, F.. 1903. Devonshire Screens and Rood Lofts. Part II. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 35. Digital. 464, 490.

Associated Monuments

MDV1462Part of: All Saints, Holcombe rogus (Monument)
MDV1463Related to: Rood Screen, Holcombe Rogus Parish Church (Monument)
MDV1369Related to: St Peter's Church, Tiverton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 21 2012 11:05AM