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HER Number:MDV15232
Name:Buckland-Tout-Saints, St Peter's


Parish church, built in 1778 for John Henry Southcote of Buckland-Tout-Saints House.


Grid Reference:SX 757 460
Map Sheet:SX74NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBuckland-Tout-Saints
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND TOUT SAINTS
Ecclesiastical ParishCHARLETON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Church of England HER: 5184
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX74NE/17

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PARISH CHURCH (XVIII - 1778 AD to 1778 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV174070.

Hoskins, w. G. /devon/(1954)357.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV174071.

Reichel, o. J. /dcnq/8 pt.1(1914-1915)206/parochial chapelries and licensed chapelries.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV242.

Parish church dedicated to st. Peter. Rebuilt in 1779 and restored in 19th century (hoskins). Cited as an example of what had once been a parochial chapelry under its mother church, loddiswell (reichel).

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

English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

Anglian parish church. 1778, for John Henry Southcote of Buckland-Tout-Saints House (q.v. Hotel). Rubble. Slate roofs, west tower, nave continuous with chancel, north and south transept, north porch; lean-to vestry south side of tower. Windows in C15 style. West tower in two stages, diagonal buttresses half-height, offset with string to bell stage with large louvred pointed opening to each face, battlements set forward on continuous corbel. Square stack attached to south-west corner of nave. Two-light Perpendicular style windows to drip stone, one each to north and south of nave, north and south transept wall, and chancel; 3-light to chancel east end. Diagonal buttresses to transepts and east end. Porch with pointed arch altar and inner doors. Interior to tiled floor, simple coved plaster ceiling and plastered walls. Sanctuary raised one step to black and white floor. Good simple pews.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV174070Migrated Record:
SDV174071Migrated Record:
SDV242Migrated Record:
SDV355681Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2014. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #81512 ]
SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 8 2017 10:27AM