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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1107231
English Heritage Legacy ID: 97587
Location: Bishop's Nympton, North Devon, Devon, EX36
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
SS 72 NE BISHOP'S NYMPTON NEWTOWN
2/55 Newtown Methodist Chapel including
- iron railings
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
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