Axminster - St Mary

A small church of considerable character designed by William Wardell and built under the direction of George Goldie, both distinguished mid-19th century Catholic architects. The interior is simple, but contains some furnishings of note. The attached presbytery is contemporary with the church.

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Barnstaple - St Mary

Modern church adjoining and replacing a neo-Norman church of the 1840s. The new church is not of particular architectural interest, but has good stained glass at the east end by Dom Charles Norris.

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Beaminster - St John

An unexceptional exterior and an attractive interior, fit for purpose and with some worthwhile contemporary fittings but not of great architectural or historical importance.

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Bideford - The Sacred Heart

A modest late 19th century church with later additions, forming a picturesque composition in the Bideford conservation area. The interior is plain and contains no furnishings of particular note.

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Blandford Forum - Our Lady of Lourdes and St Cecilia

A modest 1930s Gothic-style church of no particular architectural significance. The interior is of some quality, and has some furnishings of note. 

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Bodmin - St Mary and St Petroe

Bodmin was the centre of Catholic missionary activity in Cornwall in the late 19th century, when the Canons Regular established and served many missions. It is now served by a Diocesan priest. The present church was started before the war and not completed until 1965, and even then the west front remained incomplete. It is in a simplified Gothic style, which became more simplified as building progressed. The interior has a calm and devotional atmosphere, enhanced by a fine collection of stained glass windows from the Buckfast Abbey studios.  

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Bournemouth - Christ the King

A good mainstream example of a 1960s church, built at the time of the Second Vatican Council, still traditional in its layout but clothed in a contemporary manner and one of the first churches in the Diocese to be designed with a freestanding altar. 

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Bournemouth - Our Lady of Victories and St Bernadette

A modest sub-Arts & Crafts style church. Though attractive externally and internally it is not distinguished architecturally. The sanctuary re-ordering is of high quality and has considerably improved the east end of the church.

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Bovey Tracey - Holy Spirit

A modest church of the inter-war period, with an attractive interior of distinctly Italianate character.

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Braunton - St Brannoc

Small stone-built chapel built on the site of an ancient chapel, close to a Holy Well.  The church is very conservative for its date, but is well-built design in the Arts and Crafts manner which sits harmoniously in its rural setting.  

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Bridport - St Mary and St Catherine

A bold and interesting 1970s design let down by poor detailing and materials and largely undistinguished internal furnishings. 

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Brixham - Our Lady Star of the Sea

A bold and unusual design, prominent in the townscape of the conservation area, and with a semicircular seating plan which reflects the liturgical changes of the second Vatican Council. The car park on the roof is possibly unique in an ecclesiastical context.  

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Bude - St Peter

A very modest building of the 1920s, of no special architectural or historical significance. 

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Budleigh Salterton - St Peter, Prince of Apostles

Modest inter-war church, with later additions.

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Callington - Our Lady of Victories

A utilitarian structure of 1954 with an equally utilitarian addition of 1984. The church was at one time served from Buckfast Abbey, and there is a dalle de verre stained glass window in the porch, presumably made in the Buckfast workshop.

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Camborne - St John the Baptist

Simple Gothic Revival church built in the 1850s for the Irish tin miners of the Camborne area. The church has been somewhat altered but nevertheless makes a positive contribution to the local conservation area.   

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Chagford - Holy Family

A functional prefabricated structure of the 1960s, in an attractive location overlooking Dartmoor.

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Chideock - Mortuary Chapel

A jewel-like structure built by Charles Weld, very modest in size but rich in detail and finish. 

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Combe Martin - St Mary

Small and functional church building of the late 1960s, not of special architectural or historical interest. 

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Crediton - St Boniface

The architectural claims of the building are modest; its primary significance lies in its status as the national shrine of St Boniface, Anglo-Saxon missionary to Germany and the patron of the Diocese of Plymouth, who was born in Crediton. The church contains some furnishings of note. 

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