Beautiful churches of East Devon
PUBLISHED: 07:00 23 January 2016 | UPDATED: 15:00 26 January 2016
East Devon is home to some beautiful churches, which attract thousands of visitors to the area.
East Devon churches
Branscombe Church. Picture: Terry Ife
Escot Church. Picture: Terry Ife
Offwell Church. Picture: Terry Ife
St Andrew's Church, Colyton. Picture: Alex Walton
St Gregory's Church, Seaton. Picture: Terry Ife
St Michael's Church, Honiton. Photo by Terry Ife
St Nicholas Church, Dunkeswell. Picture: Terry Ife
The Minster, Axminster. Picture: Alex Walton.
St Paul's Church, Honiton. Picture: Alex Walton.
Ottery St Mary Parish Church. Picture: Simon Horn
Developed over centuries, the church buildings are often arranged in the shape of a Christian cross, with the longest part making up the aisle.
East Devon has some outstanding examples and pictured here are just a few.