St Paul’s Church, Tiverton
St Paul’s Church in Tiverton is a Grade II listed parish church built by George Phillips Manners and John Elkington Gill between 1854 and 1856. Manners & Gill practiced in Bath from 1845 to 1866. Construction costs were met by Ambrose Brewin and Mary Beard's charity on site donated by local textile manufacturer John Heathcoat.
The chancel of this Church of England church was raised and refurbished by Nevinson and Newton in 1910 and 1911 and the organ—originally located at the west end—was paid for by John Heathcoat. The organ case dates to 1857 and is by H P Dicker.
There is a memorial on the wall of the north aisle of the church on which the names of 58 parishioners who lost their lives in the First World War are recorded. An inset brass plate also lists the names of 24 parishioners who lost their lives in World War II.
The church is used for regular services and events. There are Sunday morning services at 9.00am and 10.45am, as well as a Midweek Communion on Thursday mornings at 10.00am—a traditional style spoken service, based on the Book of Common Prayer and Common Worship.
St Paul's Church is a beautiful and historic building that is an important part of the Tiverton community. It is a place where people can come together to worship, learn, and grow. If you are in Tiverton, be sure to visit St Paul's Church. It is a beautiful and inspiring building that is sure to leave a lasting impression.
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