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Latitude: 51.1155 / 51°6'55"N
Longitude: -4.0744 / 4°4'27"W
OS Eastings: 254900
OS Northings: 137180
OS Grid: SS549371
Mapcode National: GBR KQ.B1MR
Mapcode Global: VH4MR.B7D6
Entry Name: Methodist Chapel
Listing Date: 29 May 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1119759
English Heritage Legacy ID: 469288
Location: Marwood, North Devon, Devon, EX31
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Marwood
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Marwood St Michael and All Angels
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
Methodist chapel. 1872, by Alexander Lauder of Barnstaple. Polychromatic stone with freestone dressings. Banded slate roof with coped gables and crested ridge tiles.
PLAN: Auditorium has 2-bay north and south transepts with galleries, and with polygonal stair towers in the western angles of the transepts, and porches on the north and south sides of the stair towers. In 1975 a Sunday school extension was built on the east end.
Victorian Gothic style.
EXTERIOR: The west gable end of the auditorium has a large 4-light Geometric tracery window, diagonal buttresses, and two cusped lancets on the north and south sides. To the east of the north and south sides there are twin gabled transepts, each with two cusped lancets and with Geometric traceried windows above; in the angles to the west are squat polygonal stair towers with broaches, lancets and hipped roofs; on the north and south sides of the stair towers there are gabled porches with pointed arches and diagonal buttresses. On the east end there is a pointed arch window in the gable and a large brick Sunday school extension of 1975.
INTERIOR: Pews intact. Arcaded rostrum with colonnettes. Communion rail. The transepts each have two chamfered pointed arches containing galleries with wrought-iron fronts. Stairs to galleries with panelled balustrades and stop-chamfered newels with finials. Open timber roofs.
SOURCE: Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting Houses, South West England: RCHME; p.87.
Listing NGR: SS5490037180
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