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Railings Gates Gate Piers and Section of Boundary Wall on North Side of Burial Ground of Unitarian Chapel Including Lamp Standard to North East

A Grade II Listed Building in Moretonhampstead, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6604 / 50°39'37"N

Longitude: -3.7625 / 3°45'44"W

OS Eastings: 275524

OS Northings: 86010

OS Grid: SX755860

Mapcode National: GBR QG.KR5F

Mapcode Global: FRA 370B.80W

Entry Name: Railings Gates Gate Piers and Section of Boundary Wall on North Side of Burial Ground of Unitarian Chapel Including Lamp Standard to North East

Listing Date: 4 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147042

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85056

Location: Moretonhampstead, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Moretonhampstead

Built-Up Area: Moretonhampstead

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Moretonhampstead St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

MORETONHAMPSTEAD CROSS STREET (south side),
SX 7586
Moretonhampstead
8/122 Railings, gates, gate-piers and
- section of boundary wall on north
side of burial ground of
Unitarian Chapel including lamp
standard to north-east
GV II

Non-conformist burial ground boundary railings and entrance gates and section of
boundary wall including an adjacent lamp standard.
Circa mid to late C19 railings and lamp standard, and circa late C17 to early C18
fragment in C19 boundary wall.
Iron railings with spearhead shafts, the alternate shafts reach only the low middle
rail but also have spearheads. Cast iron stanchions and gate-pier, octagonal with
moulded finials. Set in granite ashlar plinth.
Stone rubble wall to right (west) acts as boundary wall to burial ground and parts
of this wall are all that remain of the 1692 meetinghouse which was enlarged in
1718, but became unsafe and was replaced by the existing chapel in 1802. The wall
is approximately 2i metres high.
The lamp standard to the left (east) is cast iron with panelled pedestal, tapered
fluted shaft and moulded and fluted ladder bars and with wrought iron lamp-holder
on top.
Source: C Stell's draft for RCHM book on non-conformist chapels.


Listing NGR: SX7552386006

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