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Latitude: 50.4838 / 50°29'1"N
Longitude: -3.6866 / 3°41'11"W
OS Eastings: 280442
OS Northings: 66245
OS Grid: SX804662
Mapcode National: GBR QM.PSPN
Mapcode Global: FRA 375S.7LR
Entry Name: Salem Chapel Including Forecourt Walls, Railings, Gate Piers, Gates and Chest Tomb to Edward Park
Listing Date: 23 August 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1097301
English Heritage Legacy ID: 84783
Location: Broadhempston, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ9
Civil Parish: Broadhempston
Built-Up Area: Broadhempston
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Broadhempston St Peter and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 86 NW BROADHEMPSTON BROADHEMPSTON
2/79 Salem Chapel including forecourt
walls, railings, gate piers, gates
23.8.55 and chest tomb to Edward Park.
Salem Chapel. Dated 1844. Rubble walls with larger dressed quoins and dressed
voussoir stones to window and door lintels. Hipped slate roof.
Single room plan with gallery at entrance end.
Single storey. Has symmetrical end facing road. Central doorway with original
panelled double doors behind Doric porch with moulded cornice, pillars at the front
and pilasters at the back. above the porch is a tablet inscribed with "Salem Chapel
1844". Original 16-pane hornless sash window above. On the left-hand side of the
chapel are 4 identical windows in 2 rows, symmetrically placed. The opposite side
wall has 2 identical windows at first floor level.
Interior: contains original panelled gallery.
To include forecourt in front of chapel containing 4 graves, including chest tomb
for Edward Palk who built the chapel and died in 1857. At front of forecourt is low
wall with iron railings on the top and at the centre 2 square gate piers in ashlar,
with chamfered coping stones and projecting bases.
Listing NGR: SX8044266245
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