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HER Number:MDV936
Name:Church Plate in Church of St. Augustine


Elizabethan chalice with 18th century patens and flagon.


Grid Reference:SS 502 355
Map Sheet:SS53NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHeanton Punchardon
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHEANTON PUNCHARDON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53NW/5/3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval to XVIII - 1540 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Chanter, J. F. + Reed, H., 1907, Second Report of the Church Plate Committee, 120 (Article in Serial). SDV70301.

Elizabethan chalice with usual foliated band round bowl. Stem with knop and fillet with dotted ornamentation at base of bowl. Usual three marks of T. Matthew of Exeter. Chalice cover has same marks as chalice with inscription 'H. P. ' on button.
Paten, plain on stand. Marks: (i) in shield, castle gate with portcullis; (ii) in shield,'I. P. ' with estoile on top and below; (iii) as number 1. Second paten, plain on foot. A solid heavy piece with irregular rim. Marks: (i) in circle, 'G. A. ' with crown and three dots; (William Gamble, ent.1697); (ii) Britannia; (iii) lion's head erased; (iv) date-letter 1714, London. Inscription: "Deo et Ecclesiae Heanton Sacrum".
Flagon, tankard shaped, marks as on 2nd paten. On the cover the maker's (William Gamble) mark 4 times. Inscription "Deo et Ecclesiae Heanton Sacrum voluit. John bassett, 1714".
A plated funnel.

Wessex Archaeology, 2007, RMB Chivenor Flood Defence Scheme Barnstaple, Devon: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment, 9 (Report - Assessment). SDV342125.

Other details: WA 19.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV342125Report - Assessment: Wessex Archaeology. 2007. RMB Chivenor Flood Defence Scheme Barnstaple, Devon: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment. Wessex Archaeology Report. 67300.01. A4 Stapled + Digital. 9.
SDV70301Article in Serial: Chanter, J. F. + Reed, H.. 1907. Second Report of the Church Plate Committee. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 39. A5 Hardback. 120.

Associated Monuments

MDV939Part of: Church of St Augustine, Heanton Punchardon (Building)

Associated Finds

  • FDV3036 - CHURCH PLATE (XVI to Unknown - 1540 AD)

Associated Events

  • EDV4490 - RMB Chivenor Flood Defence Scheme Barnstaple, Devon: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment

Date Last Edited:Apr 14 2009 12:40PM