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Former Congregational Church and Schoolrooms

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashburton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5166 / 50°30'59"N

Longitude: -3.757 / 3°45'25"W

OS Eastings: 275528

OS Northings: 70010

OS Grid: SX755700

Mapcode National: GBR QJ.1SMY

Mapcode Global: FRA 370P.Q3L

Entry Name: Former Congregational Church and Schoolrooms

Listing Date: 10 May 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282894

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376119

Location: Ashburton, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Ashburton

Built-Up Area: Ashburton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ashburton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


ASHBURTON

SX7570 NORTH STREET
849-1/8/140 (East side)
07/08/51 Former Congregational Church and
Schoolrooms

GV II

Former Congregational Church and schoolrooms. Church probably
early C19; schoolrooms mid C19. Stone rubble, the schoolrooms
with red-brick window surrounds. Slated roofs; hipped over the
chapel. Church lies at rear of site, backing on to Stapledon
Lane. On the right-hand side of its forecourt, at
right-angles, are the schoolrooms. These are now linked to the
chapel by a gallery. 2 storeys. Each building is 3 windows
wide. Chapel has round-arched windows and centre doorway.
Windows have barred sashes with Gothic glazing in their heads
and in the fanlight over the door. Coved eaves-cornice on all
4 sides. Rear and side walls have red-brick arches. The centre
E windows has coloured glass with figures; described in 1973
list as 'probably C17. Flemish brought from a building in
Westminster Bridge Road London demolished when Christchurch
was built there. Schoolrooms have segmental-arched windows in
ground storey and in upper storey of W gable; flat-headed
windows in upper storey of N front. All have barred sashes.
Small gabled entrance porch on W gable wall. Both main
building and porch have deep projecting eaves. C19 iron
railing across whole street frontage: moulded caps to the
standards, enriched spearheads to the other uprights.
Interior: chapel now has few features, although galleries
remain and a few wall monuments.


Listing NGR: SX7552870010

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