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HER Number:MDV1557
Name:St John the Baptist's Parish Church, Rood Screen


Medieval rood screen at St John the Baptist's parish church in Hatherleigh incorporated into the pulpit


Grid Reference:SS 541 045
Map Sheet:SS50SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHatherleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHATHERLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS50SW/2/2
  • Old Listed Building Ref (I)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROOD SCREEN (Early Medieval to XIX - 1066 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Bligh Bond, F., 1903, Devonshire Screens and Rood Lofts. Part II, 462 (Article in Serial). SDV6113.

St John the Baptist's parish church in Hatherleigh. Remains of very fine rood screen. Upper part removed 1820, lower part 1862. In 1884 parts incorporated with the Jacobean pulpit.

Department of Environment, 29/02/1988, Hatherleigh, 30 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV256974.

The lectern is constructed from parts of the old screen.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV256974List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 29/02/1988. Hatherleigh. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 30.
SDV6113Article in Serial: Bligh Bond, F.. 1903. Devonshire Screens and Rood Lofts. Part II. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 35. Digital. 462.

Associated Monuments

MDV265Part of: Hatherleigh, St John the Baptist's Parish Church (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 7 2007 3:56PM