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Congregational Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Loddiswell, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3218 / 50°19'18"N

Longitude: -3.7993 / 3°47'57"W

OS Eastings: 272011

OS Northings: 48421

OS Grid: SX720484

Mapcode National: GBR QG.27Q3

Mapcode Global: FRA 28X5.ZN5

Plus Code: 9C2R86C2+P7

Entry Name: Congregational Chapel

Listing Date: 28 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169016

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99559

Location: Loddiswell, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Loddiswell

Built-Up Area: Loddiswell

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Loddiswell St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Congregational Chapel. 1864, at the cost of James Peck. Rubble, some slate
hanging, slate roof. Large rectangular block with twin turrets to the east, and
single storey porch extension to the west; at the east end a schoolroom at semi-
basement level. Small porches north and south near east end. East front has
twin square turrets rising from flared plinth, round arched lights at first
and sedond levels, some blocked, and oculus to top level above string course
and below flared tent-like roofs, formerly with finials; at base of each turret,
facing centre, plank door. Between these are 2 arched lights at each level
contained within 2-bay blind arcading. Flanks have 4 arched lights, with,
between bays 1 and 2 from the east, a wide external stack cropped at the eaves;
on the south side bays 2, 3 and 4 are slate hung. West front has low flat-
roofed porch with 2 round arched windows under rendered parapet; on returns
each side a plank door in arched opening with roll-mould to brick, voussoir
and impost blocks; above are 3 arched windows. All windows have glazing bars
and inset margin bars, plus radial bars. Small oculus in each main gable.
North porch is rubble, former south porch rendered. Interior: has complete
box pews, including gallery with bench seats to sides. Gallery, on 2 slender
fluted iron columns, has dentilled architrave and Greek key frieze. C20
segmental ceiling. At east end original hardwood pulpit with steps from each
side. East bay closed by dull height panelled screen in 2 bays with flat
elliptical heads; organ set in left bay. Built at cost of £870, including
boundary walls; the builder, James Peck, also created the Hazlewood Estate at
the north end of the parish (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SX7201148421

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