Churches: Crowcombe

Crowcombe church

Crowcombe Church Facts

Dedicated to
Church of the Holy Ghost All Saints
Plan
  • 4-bay nave
  • chancel
  • 5-bay south aisle with south porch
  • west tower (3-stage)
  • north aisle Carew family chapel
Made of
  • red sandstone walls
  • random rubble tower
  • slate roofs
Age
  • Mostly 15th century
  • 14th century tower
  • restored 1720
  • restored again 1869-70
Special features
  • fan tracery
  • carved bench ends
  • Carew family connection
  • separate spire (struck by lightning in 1725)
  • 14th century churchyard cross.
  • Rich interior fittings

Crowcombe Church I-Spy

‘Spot these ‘I spies’ for real when you visit Crowcombe church’

  • A lightning-struck spire
  • A 600 year-old reading lesson
  • A dead man raised to life by Jesus
  • A 2-headed monster

"Unbelievable Creatures"

Click on the framed picture for tour stop 7

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