Churches

List of historic parishes where initial church investigations or recording have been carried out (list updated 6th July 2022).  The names shown in red are linked to posts for individual churches, including part of the photographic record. 

For ideas on possible interpretation of the various types of graffiti please see the Interpretation page. Please note that if you go to a church to look at the graffiti, towers are generally not accessible to the public for safety reasons.

Abbotskerswell
Ashcombe
Ashprington
Ashreigney
Ashton
Atherington
Awliscombe
Axmouth
Aylesbeare
Berry Pomeroy
Beaford
Bickington
Bishopsteignton
Bishops Tawton
Bondleigh
Bovey Tracey
Brampford Speke
Branscombe
Broad Nymet
Broadclyst
Bridford
Broadhempston
Calverleigh
Cheriton Bishop
Christow
Clannaborough
Clyst Honiton
Clyst Hydon
Clyst St Lawrence
Clyst St Mary
Cockington
Coffinswell
Colaton Raleigh
Colyton
Combe Martin
Cornworthy
Crediton
Dartington old church (tower)
Dartmouth St Clement
Dartmouth St Petrox
Dartmouth, St Saviour
Denbury
Dittisham
Doddiscombsleigh
Dolton
Drewsteignton
Dunchideock
Dunkeswell
Dunsford
East Budleigh
East Down
East Ogwell
Escot
Exeter, Heavitree
Exeter, St Martin
Exeter, St Mary Steps
Exeter, St Olave
Exeter, St Pancras
Exeter, St Petrocs
Exminster
Farringdon
Farway
Feniton
Frithelstock
Gidleigh
Gittisham
Haccombe
Harberton
Harpford
Highweek
Honeychurch
Honiton, St Paul
Horwood
Huntshaw
Huxham
Iddesleigh
Ilfracombe
Ilsington
Ipplepen
Kentisbeare
Kentisbury
Kenton
Knowstone
Kingskerswell

Kingsteignton
Langtree
Lapford
Little Torrington
Littleham
Littlehempston
Loxbeare
Lustleigh
Lympstone
Mamhead
Manaton
Marldon
Martinhoe
Marwood
Meeth
Merton
Monkleigh
Moreleigh
Musbury
Newton St Cyres
Newton Poppleford
Newton St Petrock
Newton Tracey
North Bovey
North Tawton
Northleigh
Nymet Rowland
Nymet Tracey
Offwell
Otterton
Ottery St Mary
Pancrasweek
Parracombe
Payhembury
Pinhoe
Plymtree
Poltimore
Powderham
Pyworthy
Rewe
Roborough
Rockbeare
Salcombe Regis
Sandford
Seaton
Shaldon, St Nicholas (Ringmore)
Sidbury
Sidmouth
Southleigh
Sowton
Stoke Canon
Stoke Fleming
Stokeinteignhead
Talaton
Tawstock
Teignmouth, St James
Teignmouth, St Michael
Thorverton
Throwleigh
Topsham
Torbryan
Totnes
Trentishoe
Uffculme
Uplyme
Upton Pyne
Venn Ottery
Washfield
West Ogwell
West Putford
Whimple
Whitstone
Willand
Withycombe Raleigh
Wolborough
Woodbury