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Chapel of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Torquay, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4754 / 50°28'31"N

Longitude: -3.5472 / 3°32'49"W

OS Eastings: 290308

OS Northings: 65093

OS Grid: SX903650

Mapcode National: GBR QV.WD88

Mapcode Global: FRA 37GS.V6Z

Plus Code: 9C2RFFG3+44

Entry Name: Chapel of St Michael

Listing Date: 20 November 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206749

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390544

Location: Tormohun, Torbay, TQ1

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Tormohun

Built-Up Area: Torquay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Torre All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Anglican chapel (disused). Probably C13 or C14. Local grey
limestone rubble with some red sandstone dressings; stone
slate roof.
PLAN: Small aisleless chapel, spectacularly sited above the
sheer side of Chapel Hill. Doorway on south side.
EXTERIOR: Very plain. The east end has a segmental-headed
window opening (unglazed). One slit window on the south side,
which has a segmental-headed arched doorway with red sandstone
voussoirs and the stub walls of a former porch. North side
windowless. West end wall thicker to the bottom with a slit
window in the gable end wall. Impressively massive stone slate
INTERIOR: The floor is uneven bedrock. Stone pointed-barrel
vaulted roof.
A medieval chapel about which little is recorded. Suggested
date tentative. Unusual roof construction for the region. The
interior was scaffolded at time of survey.

Listing NGR: SX9030865093

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