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HER Number:MDV1722
Name:Medieval Rood Screen at St Mary's Parish Church, Bratton Clovelly


Part of a Medieval rood screen survives at St Mary's Parish Church in Bratton Clovelly


Grid Reference:SX 463 918
Map Sheet:SX49SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBratton Clovelly
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRATTON CLOVELLY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 438286
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX49SE/7/3
  • Old Listed Building Ref (I): 94275

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROOD SCREEN (XIV to XV - 1400 AD to 1500 AD (Between))

Full description

Bligh Bond, F., 1903, Devonshire Screens and Rood Lofts. Part II, 444 (Article in Serial). SDV6113.

Rood-screen at St. Mary the Virgin parish church in Bratton Clovelly. Lower part of screen to south side of nave remains. Rest removed in 1820.

Department of Environment, 1987, Bratton Clovelly, 25 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV344054.

Two sections of panelling survive from the 15th century rood screen which show signs of painting although this is likely to be restored colour.

Cherry, B. + Pevsner, N., 1989, The Buildings of England: Devon, 206 (Monograph). SDV325629.

National Monuments Record, 2010, 438286 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV344057.

Other details: SX49SE8.

English Heritage, 2010, Historic Houses Register (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV154869.

Other details: LBS Number 94275.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV154869List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2010. Historic Houses Register. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV325629Monograph: Cherry, B. + Pevsner, N.. 1989. The Buildings of England: Devon. The Buildings of England: Devon. Hardback Volume. 206.
SDV344054List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Bratton Clovelly. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 25.
SDV344057National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2010. 438286. National Monuments Record Index. Website.
SDV6113Article in Serial: Bligh Bond, F.. 1903. Devonshire Screens and Rood Lofts. Part II. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 35. Digital. 444.

Associated Monuments

MDV1719Part of: St Mary's Parish Church, Bratton Clovelly (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 20 2010 3:12PM