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Some old Devon churches

John Stabb

Some old Devon churches

their rood screens, pulpits, fonts, etc

by John Stabb

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Published by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, & Co., ltd in London .
Written in English

  • Churches -- Devon, England,
  • Church architecture -- England

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Stabb.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20712351M

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Some old Devon churches by John Stabb Download PDF EPUB FB2

Newham, Some Old Devon Churches: A Tribute to John Stabb Volume I (DAE Publishing, ), ii pages, profusely illustrated with colour photographs; one map. Hardback. ISBN £ Between and Torquays John Stabb published a three-volume work, Some Old Devon Churches: Their Rood Screens, Pulpits, Fonts Etc.

In all, some churches were described Some old Devon churches book. About the Book. One hundred years ago Devon antiquarian and photographer John Stabb published a series of books on the best Devon churches and their treasures illustrated with of his own photographs.

The current set of volumes republishes Stabb's text and sets it alongside hundreds of stunning new colour photographs and updated descriptions. Some Old Devon Churches Vol II on FREE shipping on qualifying offers.

Some Old Devon Churches Vol IIFormat: Hardcover. Some Old Devon Churches Volumes 1 2 Facsimile copies of two original books.

© Devon Family History Society. Original data: John Stabb. Some Old Devon Churches - John Stabb (Volumes 1 - 3). London, England: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent Co.

Between andJohn Stabb, an ecclesiologist and photographer who lived in Torquay, published three volumes of Some Old Devon Churches and one of Devon Church Antiquities. A projected second volume of the latter, regarded by Stabb himself as a complement to the former, did not materialize because of his untimely death on August 2nd Some Old Devon Churches: Their Rood Screens, Pulpits, Fonts, etc.

which contain hundreds of the author's photographs of churches. It is still possible to find these Orme, N.The Church in Devon: to, Impress Books, Exeter Orme, N.The Churches of Medieval Exeter.

A 14th-century church with some of the earliest stained glass in Devon and tombs of the Ferrers Some old Devon churches book who rebuilt the church.

There are beautifully carved 16th-century bench ends. The font is Norman, with a very unusual shell design, and there is a table tomb of Lord. The registers date: baptisms, ; marriages, ; burials, THORNBURY.

Peter. The church [plate a] consists of chancel, nave, south transept, north aisle with two arches resting on granite pillars in nave, and two pointed arches dividing it from chancel, south porch, and west tower with five the north side of the chancel is a tablet in memory of the Rev.

John Edgecumbe. «SOME OLD DEVON CHURCHES» BY JOHN STABB; []. There are some old bench-ends at the east end of the nave. The octagonal font is modern, on an apparently old base, with cable moulding.

At the east end of the aisle is the mural tablet in memory of John Babb, who died in Augustaged 68; this is the only tablet on the. Some old stones near the monument were found during a restoration of the church, built in one of the walls, they evidently formed part of a Norman doorway, probably the south (the north is Norman), and old portions of the original building.

The reading desk is formed out of an old prie-dieu, or some old bench-ends, the poppy-heads and the panels are very good; these ends and some at Atherington are, I believe, the only examples of 15th century poppy-head bench-ends in any of the old Devonshire churches; they form quite the most interesting feature of the church.

The font is. The church was spoilt by having a mean pitch pine sharp angled roof substituted for the old oak waggon roof at the time of renovation some 35 years since [ca.

This church has an old font [plate b ], cup-shape in form, with a broad band of carving of Grecian character: it is mounted on a circular shaft. The following is a list of churches in North Devon. Active churches. The only civil parishes without churches are Pilton West and Queen's district has an estimated churches people, a ratio of one church to every inhabitants.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Devon church antiquities: being a description of many objects of interest in the old parish churches of Devonshire Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

Share to Twitter. The Devon Historic Churches Trusts logo. So back in the early s folk decided to give a hand, and on 1 January the Devon Historic Churches Trust was born. What for. Well, to raise money and offer grants and expertise to all the churches, which until.

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Which places provide the best churches cathedrals in Devon for travellers on a budget. The Church is an ancient structure, with a tower and four bells, and the aisles are divided from the nave by Some Old Devon Churches (London BaptismsMarriagesBurials - for details see their book list.

Nothing entered into the IGI (as of Jan ). Whiteaway, P. (transcr. ) Bishop's transcript for. The Devon FHS publishes indexes covering (as of June ): MarriagesBurials - for details see their book list. Other churches and chapels (with pre records): Wesleyan Chapel, Fore Street, Ivybridge: Registers for c - see Ashburton Circuit.

Some Old Devon Churches (London: ). Williams, H. Fulford. Rectors of North Tawton. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries 26 () pp Wright, l. North Tawton Gospel Hall: the story of a Devon chapel. Bow: The Author () 8p. [Westcountry Studies Library - pNORWRI]. Books and journals Cresswell, B F, Notes on Devon Churches in the Deanery of Cullompton, () Croslegh, C, Bradninch Being a Short Historical Sketch etc, () Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South Devon, (), 59 Stabb, J, Notes on some Old Devon Churches, (),   St John the Baptist Church is known as St John on the Wall for a good reason; namely, that it is the only structure left in Bristol which is built on and into the remains of the old Town Wall.

A church guide book says: St John is the only survivor of four such churches in Bristol which were built on the Saxon inner town wall in the 12th century.

One of the best preserved sixteenth century rood screens in Devon. Very special Breton woodwork in the north chapel.

An astounding pulpit. Very good medieval stained glass. Powerful old roofbosses. Quality medieval benchends. Click on an image to enlarge. Coldridge Church of. Another notable feature of the church is the stained glass in the east window, claimed rightly or wrongly to be the oldest in the county apart from some in Exeter Cathedral.

Elsewhere St Andrews has Tudor carved bench ends, the design echoing the shape of the windows, and a Tudor fireplace to keep the gentry warm in the winter.

In the church, apart from the tower, was rebuilt and enlarged. Between and the pews were rearranged, probably to accommodate a choir and an organ which was installed in It also contains a celebrated Norman font, one of the oldest in Devon and certainly the oldest item in the church.

Photos on this page kindly contributed by. Devon History, Gazetteer, and Directory: 1, Catholic History in South West England, Some Old Devon Churches -Volumes 1 - 3: 0: View other Directories Member Lists collections related to Devon.

A short clip from the BBC Spotlight news service showing how churches in Devon are growing. The feature church is St Marys, Willand with Rev Anna Norman Walk. A Little History Of The English Country Church - by Roy Strong.

A lovely book. I got this for a Christmas present a few years ago, and really enjoyed it. Discovering the Smallest Churches in England - a small book (naturally) covering some of the most appealing little churches in each county. Discovering the Smallest Churches in Wales, by John. This website has some of my research into my home town of Ashburton, Devon, UK.

Not forgetting the photographs, research and memories contributed by people who have a connection - old or new - to this terrific place. To all of them my grateful thanks. I am interested in all aspects of the town's history pre, and love to hear from anyone.

The new arts centre in the old building of the Ashburton Methodist Church is currently closed to the public for refurbishment. Visit the website for more recent information. There is limited parking on the buildings front drive and no immediate parking on East Street. Limited stay, blue badge parking is available on some streets within Ashburton.

The book says, "It is probable that the church of Stoke Canon was one of the Doomsday Churches of Devon, and long before the Norman Conquest, there may have been some small rural Oratory of cob, thatched with osiers, served by a priest from St.

Peter's Monastery for. The Manor of Copleston was a manor in the parish of the parish of Colebrooke in Mid Devon, England, now centred on the village of Copplestone. The Copleston Cross or Stone gave its name to the historic estate or manor of Copleston (modern: Coplestone) which was the earliest known home of the prominent historic Copleston family, one of the most ancient in Devon according to "that old saw often.

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Churches Of Devon. likes 2 talking about this. A Page to share us your photo's of the beautiful and ancient churches of Devon. The freehold Marldon Road bungalow is on sale with Bettesworths for a guide price of £, to £, Offers are invited, to be received by the agents on or.

The Church of St Thomas of Canterbury is situated in the village of Kingswear in the English county of Devon, it stands in a slightly elevated position at the junction of Higher Street and Church Hill close to the railway station and the Dartmouth Lower Ferry and overlooks the River church is a.

Compared to my post for J and Jacobstowe, the K entry, in this A-Z of Devon Women Writers' Places, is going to be relatively edly, I was a bit split as to which Devon parish to choose for 'K.

Kentisbeare came close second because of E. Delafield, whose home was near the village, but the manuscript of Writing Women on the Devon Land includes extensive commentary about that author. Dotted around the region are some wonderful little churches with that hallmark of Devon, carved bench ends.

Here are a selection of my favourites. St Helens, Lundy. Lundys only church, south of the village, was built in and dedicated to St Helena. Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - () NRA Andrew, Son Denning, surveyors, Plymouth link to online catalogue.

NRA Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor: corresp and papers link to online catalogue. NRA Rev Sabine Baring-Gould: Devon and Cornwall parish register extracts. Yeo Vale (anciently Yeo) is an historic estate in the parish of Alwington in North Devon, grade II listed mansion house known as Yeo Vale House, situated 1 mile east of Alwington Church and 3 miles south-west of Bideford, incorporating a 15th-century gatehouse, was demolished inhaving been abandoned as a residence in and having fallen into a dilapidated state.

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West-Country Poets: Their Lives and Works, Being an Account of About Four Hundred Verse Writers of Devon and Cornwall, With Poems and Extracts (London: E. Stock, ), by W. H. K.  Rev Peter Cranch was known to have abused boys in Cornwall and Devon in the s before the church moved him to All Saints Church in Exmouth, where.

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