Crediton: Collegiate Church of the Holy Cross and the Mother of Him who Hung Thereon

Name:
Crediton: Collegiate Church of the Holy Cross and the Mother of Him who Hung Thereon
Record Type:
Major Parish Church
Church code:
615044
Diocese:
Exeter
Archdeaconry:
Exeter
Parish:
Crediton

Statutory Designation Information

Listed Building?
This is a Grade I Listed Building
View more information about this Listed Building on the National Heritage List for England web site
Scheduled Monument?
There is no Scheduled Monument within the curtilage or precinct

National Park

The church is not in a National Park

Conservation Area

The church is in the following Conservation Area: Crediton

Heritage At Risk Status

On Heritage At Risk Register?
This church is not on the Heritage at Risk Register
 

Approximate Date

Approximate Date:
Medieval

Exterior Image

Exterior image of 615044 Crediton, Holy Cross
Caption:
Exterior image of 615044 Crediton, Holy Cross
Description:
Photograph of the south façade of Crediton, Holy Cross )65044) in the Diocese of Exeter, taken in 2008.
Year / Date:
2008
Copyright:
Unknown
Originator:
Exeter DAC

Summary Description

C15, some C12/C13; restored 1848-77 by J Hayward; further work 1887-9 by Hayward & Blomfield and 1913 by W Weir

Visiting and Facilities

The church is open for worship.
Regular services throughout Sunday, and weekday services from Tuesday-Friday. Facilities include toilets (accessible), car parking, ramped entrance, hearing induction, and large print books. There is bell ringing, an organ, a regular choir, and live music events. There is also a Sunday school and youth group.
 

Church Website

Church Website:
http://www.creditonparishchurch.org.uk

Sources and Further Information

Exeter DAC (2008) Exterior image of 615044 Crediton, Holy Cross [Digital Archive/Graphic material]
Exterior image of 615044 Crediton, Holy Cross
Antiquarian Horological Society (2015) AHS Turret Clock database Unique Number ID: 444 [Digital Archive/Data]
01/08/2003
Martin Thomas (2004) Interior image of 615044 Crediton Holy Cross [Digital Archive/Graphic material]
Interior image of 615044 Crediton Holy Cross
Devon County Council (2017) Devon Historic Environment Record http://www.heritagegateway.org.uk/Gateway/Results_Single.aspx?resourceID=104&uid=MDV619 [Bibliography/Data]
HER Number: MDV619
Torquil McNeilage McNeilage Conservation (2019 March) Thomas Ley monument conservation report [Digital Archive/Document]
Thomas Ley monument conservation report
CWGC (2016) Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC Unique File Reference Number: 11473 [Bibliography/Data]
Number of War Graves: 13
Church of England (2021) A Church Near You https://www.achurchnearyou.com/church/8645/ [Digital Archive/Index]
View information on worship and access at this church
James Miles (2019) Church Bells 12 Bells [Archive/Index]
12 Bells