The Churches of Britain and Ireland


Newton Abbot, Devon

Newton Abbot on Wikipedia.

Newton Abbot originally consisted of two areas of settlement, Uleborough (long vanished) in the south-west of the present town, and Highweek to the north. The church for Uleborough was St. Mary the Virgin (see below), and for Highweek it was All Saints. A photo is available here. SX 851 721. Grade I listed.

The Avenue Church (Methodist and U.R.C.). SX 864 714. Andrew Ross.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on St. Marychurch Road. SX 872 705. Andrew Ross.

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. This is attached to the U.R.C., so may originally have been the church hall. Norman Cummings (2015).

St. Joseph (R.C.) on Queen Street. SX 864 713. Andrew Ross.

St. Leonard's Tower, all that remains of the 13th century Chapel of St. Leonard. The rest of the building was demolished in 1836. From an old postcard in Reg Dosell's Collection. Link. Grade II* listed.

St. Leonard (1835) on St. Leonard's Road. Another view. Both Norman Cummings (2015). Grade II listed. Note that the listing text refers to this building, but the photo is of St. Leonard's Tower.

St. Luke the Evangelist (began in 1936) on Laburnum Road. SX 873 701. Andrew Ross.

St. Mary at Highweek. From an old postcard in Reg Dosell's Collection.

St. Mary the Virgin at Wolborough. SX 855 704. From an old postcard in Reg Dosell's Collection. Link. Grade I listed.

St. Paul. SX 864 712. Andrew Ross.

Shaldon Road Methodist Church. SX 879 707. Andrew Ross.

U.R.C., originally Congregational, now in use as offices. A plaque provides a little history. Both Norman Cummings (2015).





29 July 2017

Steve Bulman

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