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HER Number:MDV5479
Name:St Andrew's Parish Church, Rood Screen


Part of a medieval rood screen removed from Sheepstor Church at St Andrew's parish church in Buckland Monachorum


Grid Reference:SX 490 683
Map Sheet:SX46NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBuckland Monachorum
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND MONACHORUM

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX46NE/516/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (I)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROOD SCREEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Bligh Bond, F., 1903, Devonshire Screens and Rood Lofts. Part II, 447 (Article in Serial). SDV6113.

St Andrew: portions remain fitted to tower arch, said to be part of screen from Sheepstor. 3 bays, much mutilated, lower panels and cresting are modern. Vine leaf ornament remains, tracery also ancient.

Department of Environment, 1987, Buckland Monachorum, 65 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV240503.

Beneath the tower arch is a wooden screen taken from Sheepstor Church. It retains its original perpendicular tracery and vine leaf cornice but the panelling and cresting have been renewed.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV240503List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Buckland Monachorum. Historic Houses Register. Website. 65.
SDV6113Article in Serial: Bligh Bond, F.. 1903. Devonshire Screens and Rood Lofts. Part II. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 35. Digital. 447.

Associated Monuments

MDV5474Part of: St Andrew's Parish Church, Buckland Monachorum (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 19 2007 4:28PM