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Some Old Devon Churches

By J. Stabb

London: Simpkin et al (1908-16)

Page 135

Transcribed and edited by Dr Roger Peters

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Prepared by Michael Steer

Between 1908 and 1916, John 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 1917, aged 52. Collectively, Stabb's four volumes present descriptions of 261 Devon churches and their antiquities.

IVYBRIDGE. St. John. This church is modern and there is nothing of antiquarian interest. It consists of chancel, nave, north and south aisles, and south porch. I include the church in this volume as it has a good example of a modern rood screen [plate 135].

The registers date: baptisms, 1835; marriages, 1835; burials, 1836.

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