History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Ruins of Chapel of St John the Baptist and Priest's House

A Grade II Listed Building in Mortehoe, Devon

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1515 / 51°9'5"N

Longitude: -4.1707 / 4°10'14"W

OS Eastings: 248275

OS Northings: 141381

OS Grid: SS482413

Mapcode National: GBR KL.7M8J

Mapcode Global: VH3Q1.NBG2

Entry Name: Ruins of Chapel of St John the Baptist and Priest's House

Listing Date: 25 February 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162774

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98448

Location: Mortehoe, North Devon, Devon, EX33

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Mortehoe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Woolacombe St Sabinus

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Find accommodation in
Georgeham

Listing Text

SS 44 SE
3/201
25.2.65

MORTEHOE
Ruins of Chapel of St John the Baptist and Priest's House

II

Ruined Chapel and Priest's House, circa 1250 and excavated and walls partially
rebuilt to regular height in 1924. Low rubble walls to Chapel and two roomed
dwelling of priest. Was a secular chantry, also burial place of Arthur Leigh
Barker and Lady Arthur Cecil of Spreacombe Manor (q.v.) who carried out the
excavation.

Listing NGR: SS4827541381

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.