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United Reformed Church Including Gate Piers and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Chudleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6056 / 50°36'20"N

Longitude: -3.6007 / 3°36'2"W

OS Eastings: 286827

OS Northings: 79649

OS Grid: SX868796

Mapcode National: GBR QR.1BKT

Mapcode Global: FRA 37BG.R1H

Entry Name: United Reformed Church Including Gate Piers and Railings

Listing Date: 28 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097074

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85340

Location: Chudleigh, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Chudleigh

Built-Up Area: Chudleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chudleigh St Martin and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 8679
6/83 United Reformed church including
gate piers and railings

- II

Chapel. 1830 (datestone) with late C19 internal refurbishment. Rendered stone
rubble; slate roof, gabled at ends.
Rectangular plan, gable end to the street. Symmetrical 3-bay (ritual) west end with
2 tiers of windows and a blind keyed oculus in the gable above a platband. Central
panelled door with pedimented doorcase. Italianate windows with moulded round-headed
architraves with keystones and pilasters; brackets below the sills. Upper tier
windows left and right are taller than their lower tier counterparts. The upper tier
has a central blind recess of the same design as the windows. Inscription on
platband "Founded 1710, rebuilt 1830".
The right return has 1 round-headed window. Grey limestone gate piers with pyramidal
caps and a section of iron railings in front of the (ritual) west end are included in
the listing.
Interior Modest fittings and west end gallery. The building is said to have had a 2
tier west end gallery at one time.
"The chapel built in 1830 for a church, formerly Presbyterian, which claims to have
originated in 1662, replaced a meeting-house reputedly built in 1710" (Stell).

Stell, C. Draft of RCHM Inventory of Non-Conformist Chapels,

Listing NGR: SX8682779649

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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