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HER Number:MDV8598
Name:St Peter & St Paul Parish Church, Rood Screen


15C rood screen at St Peter & St Paul parish church in Broadhempston restored in 1903


Grid Reference:SX 801 662
Map Sheet:SX86NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBroadhempston
Ecclesiastical ParishBROADHEMPSTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX86NW/7/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (I)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SCREEN (XV - 1401 AD to 1500 AD (Between))

Full description

Bligh Bond, F., 1903, Devonshire Screens and Rood Lofts. Part II, 446 (Article in Serial). SDV6113.

Screen to nave aisles, Perpendicular. Restored 1902, and groining replaced, ancient pier-casings restored. Parclose screen, painted, mutilated state.

Department of Environment, 1987, Broadhempston, 35-6 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV303698.

15C rood screen, Pevsner Type B, extends across nave and both aisles with Perpendicular tracery above panels divided by cinquefoil headed lights with quatre-foils below. The original doors survive but the screen was heavily restored in 1903 when the cornice and coving were completely renewed. Rood stairs survive on north wall with original doorways.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV303698List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Broadhempston. Historic Houses Register. 35-6.
SDV6113Article in Serial: Bligh Bond, F.. 1903. Devonshire Screens and Rood Lofts. Part II. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 35. Digital. 446.

Associated Monuments

MDV8597Part of: Broadhempston, St Peter & St Paul Parish Church (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 10 2006 4:04PM