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HER Number:MDV3813
Name:St. Mary's Parish Church, Sydenham Damerel


St. Mary's church. An entirely 15th century building (hoskins).


Grid Reference:SX 409 760
Map Sheet:SX47NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSydenham Damerel
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSYDENHAM DAMEREL

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47NW/2
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II*)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PARISH CHURCH (Early Medieval to XVI - 1066 AD to 1600 AD (Between))

Full description

Fryer Cornelius, C., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV214975.

Single aisled church. Earlier nucleus of chancel and nave seems to have been rebuilt when western tower, south porch, south chancel chapel, south nave aisle were added. Font octagonal, 16th century (fryer cornelius).

1907, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239855.

"st. Mary's church" marked on os 6" (1907) map (os).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239856.

Hoskins, w. G. /devon/(1954) 484.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239857.

Fryer cornelius, c. /jbaa/15(1952)47-72,pl. /ancient churches of the tavistock deanery, devon.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239858.

Cresswell, b. F. /dcnq/10,pt.1(1918-1919)9/sepulchral slabs with crosses in devon churches.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239859.

Doe/hhr:sydenham damerel/(23/1/1986)173.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV239860.

Des=os 6" (1907) 105nw.

CRESSWELL, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV25789.

The church once possessed a curious incised stone. It seems to have disappeared as the floor is now wholly tiled (cresswell).

Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV326142.

Church of st. Mary. C15 tower and porch, the rest of the church rebuilt in the 1950s after a fire, incorporating some medieval fenestration. Granite ashlar tower, dressed granite porch; stone rubble nave and chancel with granite dressings and a slate roof. The 1950s nave and chancel is a narrow single volume under 1 roof. Before the fire the church had a north aisle. The porch and tower are perpendicular west tower, nave and chancel, south west porch. See doe list for full details (doe).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV335.

St. Mary's church. An entirely 15th century building (hoskins).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV214975Migrated Record: Fryer Cornelius, C..
SDV239855Migrated Record: 1907.
SDV239856Migrated Record:
SDV239857Migrated Record:
SDV239858Migrated Record:
SDV239859Migrated Record:
SDV239860Migrated Record:
SDV25789Migrated Record: CRESSWELL.
SDV326142Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV335Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV3814Parent of: FINDSPOT in the Parish of Sydenham Damerel (Find Spot)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 26 2015 9:31AM