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HER Number:MDV1520
Name:St. Nicholas' Church, Dunkeswell


Norman font but the church itself was completely rebuilt 1865-68, the tower rebuilt again in 1953.


Grid Reference:ST 141 078
Map Sheet:ST10NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDunkeswell
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishDUNKESWELL

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Church of England HER: 4956
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST10NW/4
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Unknown, Unknown (Migrated Record). SDV1416.

St. Nicholas's church, dunkeswell. Rebuilt in 1865-1868. Contains interesting norman font (hoskins). Illustrations by swete of dunkeswell church (dro).

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV325919.

Parish church. Norman font but the church itself was completely rebuilt 1865-68, the tower rebuilt again in 1953. Local stone and flint rubble with bathstone detail; slate roof with crested ridge tiles. Crucifrom plan single phase church. Nave has narrow lean-to north and south aisles. North and south transepts. Chancel has a vestry on south side and small chapel on north side. Late c19 south porch and 1953 west tower. Consisted decorated gothic style. See doe list for full details (doe).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV124776.

Hoskins, w. G. /devon/(1954)391.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV124777.

Pevsner, n. /the buildings of england: south devon/(1952)123.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV124778.

Dro=564m/9/39(illustrations by swete).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV124779.


Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV124776Migrated Record:
SDV124777Migrated Record:
SDV124778Migrated Record:
SDV124779Migrated Record:
SDV1416Migrated Record: Unknown. Unknown. Devon Record Office Collection. Unknown.
SDV325919Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #81488 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV106735Parent of: Dunkeswell World War I Memorial Tablet and Roll of Honour (Monument)
MDV105431Parent of: War Memorial Plaque and Organ, St Nicholas Church, Dunkeswell (Monument)
MDV105430Parent of: War Memorial Plaque, St Nicholas Church, Dunkeswell (Monument)
MDV105432Parent of: War Memorial Plaque, St Nicholoas Church, Dunkeswell (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 24 2017 11:55AM