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HER Number:MDV3161
Name:Holbeton, All Saints


Parish church. Late 13th to early 14th century west tower and spire, remainder circa early 16th century. Well restored late 19th century.


Grid Reference:SX 613 501
Map Sheet:SX65SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHolbeton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLBETON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Church of England HER: 5352
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65SW/15
  • Old Listed Building Ref (I): 100357

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PARISH CHURCH (XIII to XIX - 1201 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1142.

A history of the parish church has been published by rev. P. G. Heppenstall (worksheet).

Beckerlegge, J. J., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV163751.

A detailed account of ledger stones, the hele and bulteel memorials, the pinwill window and the church plate given (beckerlegge).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV165293.

Copeland, g. W. /tda/82(1950)166/19th report of the plymouth and district branch.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV165294.

Jewers, a. J. /tda/32(1900)552-570/the church of holbeton and its monumental remains.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV165295.

Thompson, a. H. /arch. J. /70(1913)472.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV165296.

Beckerlegge, j. J. /tda/64(1932)485-496 pl/holbeton church reviewed.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV165297.

Jewers,a. J. /the church of holbeton and its monumental remains. /(n. D. )/in parish file.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV165298.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV165299.

Des=worksheet (sayers, a. )/(1995)/in pf.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV165300.

Aph=dap/hs 6-8/(23/3/1986).

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV165301.

Aph=dap/od 9/(27/7/1989).

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV326120.

Parish church. Late c13 to early c14 west tower and spire, remainder circa early c16. Well restored by j. D. Sedding and completed in 1889. Coursed slate rubble with granite dressings including moulded granite plinth. Slate roofs. Nave and chancel in one with large five; light four; centred arch east window with perpendicular panel tracery. Buttresses with set-offs, set back from the corners at the east end. Long north and south aisles. Perpendicular architecture. See doe list for full details (doe).

COPELAND, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV33318.

Holbeton parish church, all saint's church. Has a magnificent screen work, square norman table font, late 16th century monument to sir thomas hele, of flete, ancient ledgers, processional cross of ethiopian silver, monument to andrew frind, slab to gilbert hillerdon. Many wall and floor tablets.(copeland).

JEWERS, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV43851.

The church has interesting monumental records. Namely a series of memorials at the east end of the north aisle, formerly a chantry chapel belonging to the estate of fleet or flete damarell in the parish of holbeton (jewers).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1142Migrated Record:
SDV163751Migrated Record: Beckerlegge, J. J..
SDV165293Migrated Record:
SDV165294Migrated Record:
SDV165295Migrated Record:
SDV165296Migrated Record:
SDV165297Migrated Record:
SDV165298Migrated Record:
SDV165299Migrated Record:
SDV165300Aerial Photograph:
SDV165301Aerial Photograph:
SDV326120Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV33318Migrated Record: COPELAND.
SDV43851Migrated Record: JEWERS.

Associated Monuments

MDV107159Parent of: Holbeton Boer War Memorial Plaques (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 14 2017 1:20PM