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The History of St Petrocks Church, Parracombe

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Date: 20th Sep 2019 6:30pm-8:30pm
The grade I listed church of St Petrock in Parracombe is one of the be most remarkable churches in the country. Built in the 13th century and saved from demolition in the 19th century the church survived the Victorian restoration that befell many other churches leaving it with an incredibly intact Georgian interior. Hear from Meriel O’Dowd, conservation project manager for the Churches Conservation Trust on how Ruskin saved the building from demolition and from Dr Stuart Blaylock who will explain the archaeology of the building in amazing depth and detail.Booking not required but space is limited. Please be aware that there is no parking by the church. The nearest car park is at the parish hall on Church Lane, a short but steep walk from the church.

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Location: Petrock Churhc, Church Lane, Parracombe EX31 4RJ
Booking: No need to book - just turn up
Charge: Free
Contact: 01398 322285

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