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HER Number:MDV2136
Name:ROOD SCREEN in the Parish of Bow


Carved 15C rood screen at St Bartholomew's church in Nymet Tracey


Grid Reference:SS 727 006
Map Sheet:SS70SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBow
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBOW

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS70SW/12/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROOD SCREEN (XV - 1401 AD to 1500 AD (Between))

Full description

Bligh Bond, F., 1903, Devonshire Screens and Rood Lofts. Part II, 443 (Article in Serial). SDV6113.

Church of St Bartholomew, Nymet Tracey. Rood screen to nave with continuation in N Aisle of different pattern. Arcaded lights with pierced traceried spandrels in square framing. Possibly coved or bracketed for a rood loft. Retains much of old colouring. Removed from old position to present location. N parclose screen.

WESTERN MORNING NEWS, 1984, Untitled Source, 19 (Article in Serial). SDV54719.

Screen to be restored in Summer 1984.

Department of Environment, 1986, Bow, 20 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV55706.

Good, little restored 15C perpendicular oak rood screen of 5 bays with central doorway.

Carbonell, B. M. H. + Wauton, M., 2002, Untitled Source, 12 (Pamphlet). SDV321149.

Carved 15C screen & may be fromed from the parts of two screens. It was moved from the west wall c1890 to present position. Finely carved parclose.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321149Pamphlet: Carbonell, B. M. H. + Wauton, M.. 2002. Thirteen Centuries in Bow alias Nymet Tracey with Broadnymet. Leaflet. 12.
SDV54719Article in Serial: WESTERN MORNING NEWS. 1984. 19.
SDV55706List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Bow. Historic Houses Register. Comb Bound. 20.
SDV6113Article in Serial: Bligh Bond, F.. 1903. Devonshire Screens and Rood Lofts. Part II. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 35. Digital. 443.

Associated Monuments

MDV2135Part of: Nymet Tracey, St Bartholomew's Church (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM