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Downicarey Methodist Church and Schoolroom Adjoining at South East

A Grade II Listed Building in Broadwoodwidger, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6881 / 50°41'17"N

Longitude: -4.3082 / 4°18'29"W

OS Eastings: 237051

OS Northings: 90151

OS Grid: SX370901

Mapcode National: GBR NN.5WSD

Mapcode Global: FRA 17V8.5F2

Entry Name: Downicarey Methodist Church and Schoolroom Adjoining at South East

Listing Date: 21 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164727

English Heritage Legacy ID: 90730

Location: Broadwoodwidger, Torridge, Devon, PL15

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Broadwoodwidger

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

BROADWOODWIDGER
SX 39 SE
5/28 Downicarey Methodist Church and
- schoolroom adjoining at south east
GV II
Methodist church and adjoining schoolroom. Stone rubble with slate roofs gabled at
ends, the schoolroom adjoining at the left has a rendered chimney at the left end.
Unusually small church and schoolroom, the church with Gothic style windows. Single
storey, the schoolroom with a lower roof and a separate entrance. 2-bay chapel with
a small gabled porch to the left with a doorway on the right return and a blocked
pointed window to the front with an eared architrave picked out in paint. To the
right of the porch a 3-light pointed window with glazing bars has an eared shouldered
architrave picked out in paint. 2 similar rear windows to the chapel. The
schoolroom is entered on the front at the right and has one 3-light casement with 3
panes per light to the left with a shouldered painted architrave.
Interior The roof trusses of the chapel are early C19 with a tie beam and queen
struts with pendants above curved braces that spring from a moulded wallplate. A
simple rostrum has blind Gothic arcading and is flanked by arcaded rails.
Rectangular bench ends. A circular central ventilator in the ceiling has an outer
plaster moulding.


Listing NGR: SX3705190151

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