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The Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015, which came into effect on 1st January 2016, affect the way in which the application process for Faculty permission for works to the fabric and furnishings of churches and churchyards are carried out.  Under these rules, it is necessary for some faculty applications to be advertised on this website.

Rule 9.9 of the Faculty Jurisdiction Rules 2015 states that:

Works affecting character of listed building etc: publication of notice on diocesan website

9.9. – (1) This rule applies where a petition relates to works that involve—

(a) demolition of a listed building;

(b) alteration to or the extension of—
i.   any part of a grade I or II* listed building, or
ii.  the exterior of a grade II listed building

to such extent as would be likely to affect its character as a building of special architectural or historic interest; or

(c) demolition affecting the exterior of an unlisted building in a conservation area.

Any objections to the works listed below should be sent by the date given to:
The Diocesan Registrar, Curzon House, Southernhay West, Exeter, EX1 1RS

The following current applications are subject to rule 9.9

Knowstone, St Petera. Conservation of wall paintings and stair to former rood loft
b. Installation of French drain
c. Install of barrier and light within stair turret, and interpretation panel for visitors
23rd May 2018
 Stoke Damerel, St Andrew with St Lukea. Removal and disposal of 16 pews; retain carved pew ends on walls in pairs
b. Removal and disposal of Mayoral pew and pew front; relocate carved wooden panels to walls of north porch
c. Removal and disposal of two-seater Churchwarden pew; two clergy stalls; side altar and rails; 100 wooden chairs; two oak tables; four kneelers and four rugs
d.Introduction of 50 chairs for ‘core’ use, and 150 chairs for occasional use
e. Replace two pairs of internal wooden doors to north and south porches with glass doors
f. Removal of middle set of 3 doors to south porch; use material to box in electric meters; replace metal rail to steps
g. Overhaul external door to north porch
h. Installation of Aumbry and votive candle stand
i. Installation of brackets to hold blinds for south windows (for when church is in use as exam hall by City College)
j. Installation of additional Rectors’ Board
 28th May 2018
Crediton, Holy CrossInstallation of Boniface glass heritage trail ‘signpost’ in churchyard


29th May 2018
Newton St Cyres, St Cyr & St JulittaInstallation of new lighting and sound system11th June 2018
Bere Ferrers. St AndrewInstallation of a WC, kitchenette and alterations to altar rail in lady chapel11th June 2018
Paignton, St JohnNew heating, flooring and reordering11th June 2018
Brampford SpekeInstallation of new exterior oil fired boiler and replacement bunded oil tank11th June 2018
Sherford, St MartinResurfacing of a churchyard path11th June 2018
Crediton, Holy CrossWork to churchyard pathway11th June 2018


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