Weʼre raising £5,000 to help fund repairs to the St Sylvester's Church. Please help by donating £5 per piece to complete the above virtual picture jigsaw puzzle.
- South Hams, Devon
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St Sylvester’s Church is a beautiful, largely 14th and 15th century church, in a remote rural setting in the South Hams district of South Devon. It is the most southerly parish in Devon and is a popular holiday and tourist area. The Church contains significant medieval woodwork, including a Rood Screen, Parclose Screen, barrel roofs with painted bosses and a carved and painted 15th century pulpit. Recently 18th century wall paintings have been discovered and partly revealed. The graveyard has graves of shipwrecked sailors.
The Church is in a poor condition, with the risk of losing it as a community asset and the loss of its medieval heritage, so we applied for a National Lottery Grant to carry out essential repairs and were awarded £384,300 in June 2020.
Work started on the Church in January 2021, but the total cost of this project is in excess of £480,000 so we urgently need to raise more funds. For anyone who knows the area, or has connections with it, we are appealing for your help. We are a small community, and the Church is a very important part of our heritage, so please help us raise £5,000 by donating £5 per piece to complete the above virtual jigsaw puzzle. Follow the repair project here: Church repairs
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Apr 12, 2021
Brilliant project for such a lovely church
Apr 9, 2021
In loving memory of my dear sister Hazel and brother-in -Jim, if she had been here with us she would of donated, so I am doing it for her.
Apr 9, 2021
Kate & Phil Ryan
Apr 6, 2021
Apr 5, 2021
Look forward to seeing the puzzle completed!
Apr 5, 2021
Many special memories of St Sylvester's, such as special place. Donated on behalf of Gill Harwood by her family in her memory.
Apr 3, 2021
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