Saint John the Baptist Horrabridge

A chapel had been built in Horrabridge by Buckland Abbey around 1256. After the Dissolution a pair of cottages was built on the site. These were pulled down in 1891 to erect the present church which was consecrated by the Bishop of Exeter in 1893. The new church was built of local granite, with a slate roof,  in the Perpendicular style and is probably the finest example of a smaller scale church by the architect George Fellowes Prynne. Caleb Chapple added a wooden bell cote to house a single bell. The entrance porch is a later addition (1913), again to a design by the architect. The building is grade II*

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