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Saint Andrews Church, Bere Ferrers, , Devon, England

Saint Andrews Church, Bere Ferrers, , Devon, England



 


Notes: The principal building dates are the C13, circa 1330 andcirca later
C15, restored in 1871. Rendered stone rubble walls withgranite and volcanic stone
dressings. Gable ended slate roofs. 2 probably C19 lateralcylindrical stone
chimney stacks to side of north transept and north chapeland at west end of south
aisle.
The church at present consists of nave, chancel, long northand south transepts,
north chapel, south aisle, west tower and south porch. Theearliest feature, the
Norman font, signifies that a church existed probably onthis site at that time.
Features such as the lancet windows, and the nook-shafts tosome of the internal
window openings suggest some of the fabric at the churchmay be C13 but the church was probably extended andpartially rebuilt in circa 1333 when Sir William de Ferrersfounded an archpresbytery. The Cruciform plan may, however,date back to the C13; it is debatable whether the northchapel and tower also do so but from the
style of its tomb the chapel is no later than early C14 andthe tower is pre-Perpendicular. The south aisle was builton in the circa late C15 and the porch is probablycontemporary. No substantial alterations were madesubsequently apart from the insertion of some very latePerpendicular windows until the church was restored in1871. Further restoration is at present (1985/6) takingplace including a new roof.

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Latitude: 50.4506044444444, Longitude: -4.17080277777778


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Matches 1 to 2 of 2

   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Buried    Person ID 
1 Harris, Mary  1863Saint Andrews Church, Bere Ferrers, , Devon, England I212118
2 Sprague, James  1847Saint Andrews Church, Bere Ferrers, , Devon, England I212121


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