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Holy Cross, Tetcott, Devon

(50°44′38″N, 4°21′50″W)
SX 333 965
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Devon
now Devon
medieval Exeter
now Exeter
  • Hazel Gardiner
12 September 2005

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Feature Sets

The church is aisleless and comprises chancel with S vestry, nave with S porch, and W tower. The fabric is red stone and granite. The nave and chancel are 13thc., the S transept is 13thc. or 14thc. (Historic England listing: 1252173). The porch is 19thc. as is the vestry. Romanesque sculpture is found on the font.


Before the Conquest Tetcott was held by Aldred and Alwin. By 1086 the Lord and tenant-in-chief was Iudhael of Totnes.





F. Arnold-Forster, Studies in Church Dedications: or, England's patron saints, London, 1899, 278.

C. and F. Thorn (eds) Domesday Book: Devon, Chichester, 1985, 17, 17.

N. Pevsner and B. Cherry, The Buildings of England: Devon, 2nd ed., London, 1989, 802.