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Harracott Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Tawstock, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0194 / 51°1'9"N

Longitude: -4.0539 / 4°3'13"W

OS Eastings: 256038

OS Northings: 126456

OS Grid: SS560264

Mapcode National: GBR KR.J0TM

Mapcode Global: FRA 26DF.2JD

Plus Code: 9C3Q2W9W+QC

Entry Name: Harracott Chapel

Listing Date: 18 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253716

English Heritage Legacy ID: 437013

Location: Tawstock, North Devon, Devon, EX31

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Tawstock

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Tawstock St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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4/73 Harracott Chapel

- II

Chapel, now converted to private dwelling. 1842. Roughly dressed stone rubble with
ashlar dressings. Slate roofs with coped gable ends. Ashlar bell turret with bell
at apex of west gable end.
Uniform plan with short chancel, nave, low south and north transepts and west porch.
Diagonal buttresses. All windows are pointed arched with rusticated ashlar
surrounds, cusped headed lights and hoodmoulds. 3-light windows to east and west
ends with stained glass intact. Infilled single light windows to chancel and 2-
light windows flanking transepts on each side of nave with stained glass to the
traceried heads. Pointed arched doorway to west porch with studded door with
decorative strap hinges. Plaque above with verse from Psalm 127: "Except The Lord
Build the House/Their Labour is But Lost that Built it". Built at the expense of
Rev. Bourchier Wrey, as was the parsonage, now Harracott House (q.v).

Listing NGR: SS5603826456

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