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The Parish Church of St James

 

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  • The tower is generally considered to be the oldest part of the church and has been dated to about 1310 judging from the age of the wood used within it. The nave is substantially newer having been completed in about 1460. Fans of Jack Russell dogs may want to visit this church. The Reverend Jack Russell who created the breed that takes his name is buried in the graveyard.

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Reference No.
5945
First Uploaded
11-03-2009
Last Editorial Date
11-03-2009
 

Building Location

Address
Church Lane, Swimbridge. EX32
Council
North Devon District Council
County
Devon
Region
South West
Country
United Kingdom

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Building Specification

Status
Complete
Construction start date
1310
Completion date
1460
Renovation Date
1887
Style
Gothic

Pinnacle Height (AGL)
36.00
Pinnacle Type
Spire

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Primary Use
Place of Worship


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