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Latitude: 51.1891 / 51°11'20"N
Longitude: -3.8233 / 3°49'23"W
OS Eastings: 272677
OS Northings: 144896
OS Grid: SS726448
Mapcode National: GBR L1.5C8M
Mapcode Global: VH4MH.PC4T
Entry Name: Former Chapel at South Furzehill Farm
Listing Date: 3 September 1973
Last Amended: 9 June 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1201152
English Heritage Legacy ID: 376536
Location: Lynton and Lynmouth, North Devon, Devon, EX35
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Lynton and Lynmouth
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Lynton St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH
SS74SW STOCK ROAD, Lynton
858-1/3/47 (South side)
03/09/73 Former Chapel at South Furzehill
(Formerly Listed as:
Former South Furzehill Farmhouse and
remains of Chapel to north)
Chapel dedicated to St John the Baptist, now outbuilding. Late
medieval, much modified. Rubble, corrugated iron roof.
Single-unit plan space with an attached outshut, approx 20m to
the N of the old farmhouse (qv). The long roof-slope facing
the farmhouse is contained in rough coped gable ends. It is
entered from the S by plank doors, up wide stone steps to the
'nave', which retains no recognisable detail, but has an
opening with wood lintels through a thick wall to the right,
and evidence of blocked openings in the end gable wall and a
small niche; this wall is not bonded to the 2 lateral walls.
There is some transparent corrugated sheeting to the N slope.
The pinnacles at North Furzehill (qv) and Ye Old Cottage (qv),
Barbrook, said to have come from this chapel.
(Chanter JF: History of the Parishes of Lynton and
Countisbury: Exeter: 1907-).
Listing NGR: SS7267744896
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