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Clawton Bridge Methodist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Clawton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7687 / 50°46'7"N

Longitude: -4.3367 / 4°20'12"W

OS Eastings: 235318

OS Northings: 99171

OS Grid: SX353991

Mapcode National: GBR NM.0V5V

Mapcode Global: FRA 17T1.SBR

Plus Code: 9C2QQM97+F8

Entry Name: Clawton Bridge Methodist Chapel

Listing Date: 9 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161761

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90665

ID on this website: 101161761

Location: Clawton, Torridge, Devon, EX22

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Clawton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Clawton St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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3/10 Clawton Bridge Methodist Chapel


Methodist chapel. 1870 (datestone). Stone rubble with buff brick dressings and
quoins, slate roof gabled at ends, fleur de lis crested ridge tiles, (ritual) east
end clad in corrugated iron. Simple rectangular plan the (ritual) west gable end
with entrance to the road.
Gothic style. 2-centred arched windows to either side have brick jambs, keystones
and intersecting glazing bars above 12-panes. The symmetrical west end has a central
2-centred arched doorway with chamfered jambs and a keystone and a contemporary
arched panelled door flanked by windows similar to those on the sides of the chapel.
A ventilator in the gable has an arched frame, a keystone and slate louvres. Tablet
on front above door inscribed "Wesleyan Chapel 1870".
Interior Set of modest contemporary fittings intact, seating raised to the west end
which has a timber narthex screen; moulded plaster cornice; pierced trefoil-headed
rail in front of the rostrum which is broken forward on a stem and has trefoil-headed
blind panels, steps up to the rostrum have chamfered stopped stick balusters and a
wreathed handrail.
A good example of a simple design and unspoiled interior.

Listing NGR: SX3531899171

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