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HER Number:MDV523
Name:Buckland Brewer, St. Mary and St. Benedict

Summary

Parish church.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 418 209
Map Sheet:SS42SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBuckland Brewer
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND BREWER

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Church of England HER: 5254
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42SW/10
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II*)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PARISH CHURCH (Early Medieval to XXI - 1066 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

NMR, SS42SW11 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV7075.


Watkin, H. R., 1926 - 1927, William Briwer, 193 (Article in Serial). SDV16799.

William Briwer, died 1226, gave Buckland Brewer church to Torre Abbey.


Cresswell, B. F., 1927, Devonshire Churches: The Buildings and Builders, 157 (Article in Serial). SDV124362.


Pevsner, N., 1952, The Buildings of England: North Devon, 63 (Monograph). SDV336196.

Main Norman and medieval features described, mainly Perpendicular style. Much of the church rebuilt in 1879-1880. Font and monuments also described.


Department of Environment, 1955, Buckland Brewer, 3 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV336552.


Henry, F. + Zarnecki, G., 1957 - 1958, Romanesque Arches Decorated with Human and Animal Heads, 32 (Article in Serial). SDV6088.

Listed as displaying an example of an arch with carved human or animal heads.


Department of Environment, 1988, Buckland Brewer, 59 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV7717.

Church of St. Mary and St. Benedict.
Parish church. Largely rebuilt in 1879, but there is a good Norman south doorway. C17 monuments (Dennys in Orleigh chapel). Fine tall embattled tower built in 1399.


Griffith, F. M., 1989, DAP/PA 13, PA 13 (Aerial Photograph). SDV7077.


Cherry, B. + Pevsner, N., 1989, The Buildings of England: Devon, 230 (Monograph). SDV325629.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV124362Article in Serial: Cresswell, B. F.. 1927. Devonshire Churches: The Buildings and Builders. Journal of the British Archaeological Association. 33. Unknown. 157.
SDV16799Article in Serial: Watkin, H. R.. 1926 - 1927. William Briwer. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 14. Unknown. 193.
SDV325629Monograph: Cherry, B. + Pevsner, N.. 1989. The Buildings of England: Devon. The Buildings of England: Devon. Hardback Volume. 230.
SDV336196Monograph: Pevsner, N.. 1952. The Buildings of England: North Devon. The Buildings of England: North Devon. Paperback Volume. 63.
SDV336552List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1955. Buckland Brewer. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 3.
SDV6088Article in Serial: Henry, F. + Zarnecki, G.. 1957 - 1958. Romanesque Arches Decorated with Human and Animal Heads. Journal of the British Archaeological Association. 20-21. Unknown. 32.
SDV7075National Monuments Record Database: NMR. SS42SW11.
SDV7077Aerial Photograph: Griffith, F. M.. 1989. DAP/PA 13. Devon Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). PA 13.
SDV7717List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Buckland Brewer. Historic Houses Register. 59.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV759 - PA 13

Date Last Edited:Dec 8 2017 1:48PM