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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
Entry Name: Clawton Bridge Methodist Chapel
Listing Date: 9 January 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1161761
English Heritage Legacy ID: 90665
Location: Clawton, Torridge, Devon, EX22
Civil Parish: Clawton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Clawton St Leonard
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 39 NE CLAWTON CHAPEL ROAD, Clawton
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
A good example of a simple design and unspoiled interior.
Listing NGR: SX3531899171
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