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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

Plymouth, St Andrew A) Removal of pews B) Installation of new incumbents board C) Installation of new chairs and tables to replace pews


5th May 2019
Colyton, St Andrew a. Remove 6 no. light oak pews with associated plinth from the north aisle;  b. Re-site 2 no. of these pews along the wall of the north aisle; c. Re-site 1 no. of the pews at the back of the church by the information area, replacing an ad hoc collection of inappropriate furniture; d. Reuse 2 no. of the pews to replace rotten pitch pine seats in the porch of the church; e. re-site 1 no. pew in the main room of the church Sunday School building as wall seating. 5th May 2019


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