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Newtown Methodist Chapel Including Iron Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop's Nympton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0128 / 51°0'46"N

Longitude: -3.7625 / 3°45'45"W

OS Eastings: 276453

OS Northings: 125190

OS Grid: SS764251

Mapcode National: GBR L4.JGN9

Mapcode Global: FRA 360F.N0P

Entry Name: Newtown Methodist Chapel Including Iron Railings

Listing Date: 18 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107231

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97587

Location: Bishop's Nympton, North Devon, Devon, EX36

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Bishop's Nympton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bishop's Nympton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 72 NE BISHOP'S NYMPTON NEWTOWN

2/55 Newtown Methodist Chapel including
- iron railings

II


Wesleyan Methodist chapel. 1849 (datestone). Stone rubble, snecked on the south
side, facing the road; slate roof, gabled at ends. Gothick.
Plan: A small rectangular chapel with the entrance at the west end, a C19 lean-to at
the east end.
Exterior: 3 windows to the south side, 2 to the north, all 2-centred arched Gothick
with intersecting glazing bars. The west end has a central 2-centred arched doorway
with a recessed door flanked by 2-centred arched blind recesses painted with
intersecting glazing bars. Datestone of 1849 with WESLEYAN CHAPEL above west door.
The C19 east end lean-to has a doorway on the south side. C19 cast iron railings on
a stone plinth form an enclosure at the west end and return along the south side.
The railings at the west end have shaped brackets and are divided into bays by
standards with spiky fleur de lis finials.
Interior: Not inspected but has a C20 ceiling.
A very unspoiled chapel externally.


Listing NGR: SS7645325190

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

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