St Mary the Virgin, Throwleigh

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St Mary's, Throwleigh, is a beautiful village church set on the north-eastern slopes of Dartmoor. It has a rich history and there are many interesting features from both the pre-Reformation era - such as the Easter Sepulchre - and the Anglo-Catholic tradition which shaped its more recent past until the mid-Twentieth century.

Just as importantly, St Mary's continues to be at the heart of this rural community, recently hosting the Throwleigh Festival and various concerts, and we welcome visitors of all traditions and none to join us in worship or just to look around.

We belong to a family of churches, The Whiddon Parishes, which in 2012 will form a new Mission Community in the Diocese of Exeter.

 

Revd Paul Seaton-Burn

Rector of the Whiddon Parishes

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Revd Paul Seaton-Burn
c/o The Parish Office
Chagford
Newton Abbot
TQ13 8BW
(01647) 432265 (Office for the Whiddon Parishes) or (01647) 432880 (Rector)

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A Church Near You ID: 8886
Our Patron: Bishop of Exeter, The Guild of All Souls, the Personal Representatives of Sir G D Hayter-Hames and the Executors of B Drewe, deceased (jointly)
Archdeaconry: TOTNES (152)
Deanery: OKEHAMPTON (15204)
Parish Legal Name: Throwleigh (150342 15/342)
CofE Church Info: (615342 15/342)
Short URL: acny.uk/8886/
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St Mary the Virgin , Throwleigh, Devon, EX20 2HT

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