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Methodist Chapel, Including Area Walls and Railings to Front

A Grade II Listed Building in Morchard Bishop, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8558 / 50°51'20"N

Longitude: -3.7516 / 3°45'5"W

OS Eastings: 276808

OS Northings: 107715

OS Grid: SS768077

Mapcode National: GBR L4.VKD4

Mapcode Global: FRA 361V.07T

Entry Name: Methodist Chapel, Including Area Walls and Railings to Front

Listing Date: 4 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250494

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432878

Location: Morchard Bishop, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Morchard Bishop

Built-Up Area: Morchard Bishop

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Morchard Bishop St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

MORCHARD BISHOP FORE STREET (south-west side)
SS 7607 - 7707
Morchard Bishop
11/160 Methodist Chapel, including area
- walls and railings to front
GV II

Methodist Chapel, former Bible Christian Chapel. 1846. Snecked purple mudstone
front with mudstone rubble to sides and rear with small amount of granite dressing;
slate roof. Chapel with small entrance lobby on front with gallery over. Gable endfold
onto street facing north-east. Symmetrical 3-window front of tall, narrow round-
headed windows with glazing bars, the upper panes have gothic pointed-arch heads.
Central window slightly higher and is shorter over front door, 6-panel door and
fanlight over with radial pattern of glazing bars. Above central window is
rectangular stone plaque inscribed 'Emanuel Chapel, 1846'. Low pitch gable with
coping on kneelers and granite ball finial at apex. Left side shows patch of
blocking of former door. Each side has single tall round-headed window with glazing
bars and rear end has high oculus window.
Interior has mostly late C19 furnishings including gallery. Front left end front
corner rubble wall extends forward to street where it drops in height and returns
across front as footings for late C19 cast-iron railings which have spear heads and
include central gate and also line stepped approach to front door.


Listing NGR: SS7680807715

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