The Churches of Britain and Ireland

  Exeter, Devon

Exeter on Wikipedia.

Lots of useful information relating to the churches of Exeter.
 

Baptist Church on South Street. SX 919 925. Andrew Ross.

Belmont Chapel on Western Way. SX 927 929. Andrew Ross. Link.

The Cathedral Church of St. Peter in Exeter. SX 923 925. Andrew Ross. Another view. Alan Blacklock. Interior view. Graeme Harvey. Link.

Christ Church on Salem Place. SX 928 932. Andrew Ross.

Emmanuel Church - building commenced in 1897. Western Way/Okehampton Road. SX 911 923. Andrew Ross.

The former Free Church. This photo was taken in 1983, when the building was being used as a print works. Ray Harrington-Vail.

Friends Meeting House (Quakers) on Wynards Lane. SX 923 923. Andrew Ross. Link.

George's Meeting House, on South St., formerly a Non-Conformist Chapel, now a pub. SX 921 923. Andrew Ross.

Hebrew Congregation Synagogue. SX 918 925. Andrew Ross.

Holy Trinity Church. Previously of uncertain status, thanks to David Cornforth for identifying this as a church, and for advising of his website. On South St., this church is now the White Ensign Club. SX 921 923. Andrew Ross.

The Mint Methodist Church. Andrew Ross. Another view. Graeme Harvey. Link.

Pinhoe Road Baptist Church at Polsloe Bridge. SX 939 934. Paul E. Barnett (2016). Link.

The River Dream Centre, on Northernhay Street (1894). Can you advise former usage?  Andrew Ross. Link. My appreciation to Janet Gimber, whose researches have revealed the following - 1894 is the date of an extension to the Chapel. This extension is visible in the photo, as a smaller building beyond the 5-bayed chapel. The main chapel itself was built in 1839 as a Plymouth Brethren Chapel, and a comment in Pevsner shows that it was Elim Providence Chapel at some point as well.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church. SX 920 924. Andrew Ross.

St. Andrew at Exwick, consecrated in 1842. SX 908 936. Andrew Ross.

St. Anne's Orthodox Church (on Old Tiverton Road and Black Boy Road). SX 928 932. Andrew thinks this used to be a chapel, and that it looks older than the date given above the gate (1927). Andrew Ross. It is indeed older than the date, which may be the date for the gate itself. Janet Gimber has found its interesting history here.

The remains of St. Catherine's Chapel on Catherine Street. SX 922 928. Paul E. Barnett (2016). The brief Grade II listing.

St. David. SX 915 931. Andrew Ross. Link.

St. Edmund - a ruined bridge chapel. Another view, and another. SX 916 921. A plaque inside the tower reads "It became a Parish Church, was rebuilt 1833-4, damaged by fire in 1969, and made safe by partial demolition in 1975. All Andrew Ross. Link1. Link2.

St. Mark on Pinhoe Road. SX 936 933. Paul E. Barnett (2016). Link.

St. Martin, consecrated July 6th., 1065. SX 921 926. Andrew Ross. An old postcard view, from Reg Dosell's Collection.

St. Mary Arches. SX 918 925. Andrew Ross. Another view. Alan Blacklock.

A little fabric remains of St. Mary Major on South Street, which stands on the site of older church buildings, including a Saxon minster. See here for a good history, and old photos. SX 920 924. Paul E. Barnett (2016).

St. Mary Steps. From an old postcard in Reg Dosell's Collection. A modern view. Alan Blacklock. A close-up of the clock, showing the date of its refurbishment (1980). John Balaam (2013). Link.

St. Michael. SX 915 927. Andrew Ross.

St. Nicholas Priory. SX 917 924. Andrew Ross. Link.

St. Olave. SX 917 924. Andrew Ross. Another view,  from an old postcard in Reg Dosell's Collection.

St. Pancras. SX 919 926. Andrew Ross. Interior view, Jim Parker, and the font, Paul E. Barnett (2016).

St. Petrock. SX 919 925 on High St. Andrew Ross. Another view. Alan Blacklock.

St. Sidwell. SX 924 930. Not a pretty building. Andrew thinks it might have re-built after WWII bombing, as the graveyard looks older. Andrew Ross. As this old postcard proves, Andrew's suspicions are spot-on. From Reg Dosell's Collection.

St. Stephen. SX 922 928. Andrew Ross. Interior view. Graeme Harvey. Another view, Paul E. Barnett (2016).

St. Thomas on Cowick St. SX 912 917. Andrew Ross.

St. Thomas (Methodist). SX 909 917. Andrew Ross.

St. Thomas of Canterbury. This church is in the process of being sold off for re-development. SX 907 916. Andrew Ross.

Salvation Army Hall. Graeme Harvey.

Sidwell Street Methodist Church. SX 926 931. Andrew Ross. Link.

Southernhay U.R.C. SX 924 927. Andrew Ross.

The Chapel of the Holy Trinity and Maison Dieu on Magdalen Street, belonging to Wynards Almshouses. Andrew Ross.

Possible old chapel, now a bed shop. SX 912 919. Andrew Ross.

A possible former chapel at SX 919 925. Paul E. Barnett (2016).

 

 
 

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