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HER Number:MDV1503
Name:St Mary's Parish Church, Rood Screen


Medieval rood screen at St Mary's Parish Church in Uffculme


Grid Reference:ST 068 127
Map Sheet:ST01SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishUffculme
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUFFCULME

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST01SE/1/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROOD SCREEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Bligh Bond, F., 1903, Devonshire Screens and Rood Lofts. Part II, 491 (Article in Serial). SDV6113.

St. Mary the Virgin: fine rood screen, rare type. Tracery similar to that at Halberton. Lights of the arcades of 6 divisions. Bradfield aisle separated by a baluster parclose of later date.

Hoskins, W. G., 1954, A New Survey of England: Devon, 508 (Monograph). SDV17562.

The fine medieval rood screen has been much rebuilt; it is earlier in date than most in Devon (possibly c1400), more massive and with plainer detail.

Department of Environment, 1987, Uffculme, 103-4 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV323154.

Rood screen accepted as being early 15C

Sources / Further Reading

SDV17562Monograph: Hoskins, W. G.. 1954. A New Survey of England: Devon. A New Survey of England: Devon. A5 Hardback. 508.
SDV323154List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Uffculme. Historic Houses Register. 103-4.
SDV6113Article in Serial: Bligh Bond, F.. 1903. Devonshire Screens and Rood Lofts. Part II. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 35. Digital. 491.

Associated Monuments

MDV1502Part of: t Mary's Parish Church, Uffculme (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 7 2005 11:50AM