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St. Rumon, Romansleigh, Devon

Description

The church of St. Rumon is a building of stone in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch, organ chamber and an embattled western tower containing 6 bells: the chancel contains two memorial windows, and the remains of a screen were existing here in 1822: the church was rebuilt in 1868 from designs by E. Ashworth esq. architect, of Exeter, and restored in 1885-7, when the tower was built: new chancel seats were erected in 1896, as a memorial to the Rev. Richard White Atkins M.A. rector 1884-95: in the churchyard are the remains of an old stone cross, and on the north side of the church is St. Rumon's well.

St. Rumon, Romansleigh

Church Records

The parish register dates from the year 1539.

Findmypast, in association with the South West Heritage Trust, Parochial Church Council, and Devon Family History Society have the Baptisms, Banns, Marriages, and Burials online for Romansleigh

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St. Rumon
Romansleigh
Devon

Denomination:Church of England
Diocese:Exeter
Graveyard:Yes