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HER Number:MDV7027
Name:ROOD SCREEN in the Parish of Malborough


Rood screen surviving in the extreme east bays, north and south of the chancel.


Grid Reference:SX 706 398
Map Sheet:SX73NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMalborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishMALBOROUGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX73NW/2/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROOD SCREEN (Unknown date)

Full description

Bligh Bond, F., 1903, Devonshire Screens and Rood Lofts. Part II, 473 (Article in Serial). SDV6113.

Rood screen removed and destroyed. Section of bays fitted as a parclose. In each of the extreme east bays north and south of the chancel, it now remains. Perpendicular, retaining some enrichment but the groining is missing. The loft originally extended across the church. Two original parclose screens of plain perpendicular character without cornice enrichments occupy 2 bays north and south of the chancel.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV6113Article in Serial: Bligh Bond, F.. 1903. Devonshire Screens and Rood Lofts. Part II. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 35. Digital. 473.

Associated Monuments

MDV7026Part of: Malborough, All Saints (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM