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The Old Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Dartmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3492 / 50°20'57"N

Longitude: -3.5789 / 3°34'43"W

OS Eastings: 287764

OS Northings: 51115

OS Grid: SX877511

Mapcode National: GBR QS.RJ4X

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.MKH

Entry Name: The Old Chapel

Listing Date: 23 October 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297075

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387183

Location: Dartmouth, South Hams, Devon, TQ6

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Dartmouth

Built-Up Area: Dartmouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Dartmouth Townstal

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/01/2012


(North side)
The Old Chapel

(Formerly listed as Baptist Chapel)


Baptist chapel, latterly a Pentecostal church, now (July 1990)
disused. 1824, enlarged with addition of school in 1878. Local
limestone rubble with brick dressings, front is stucco, with
rusticated quoins on the right (eastern) corner; hipped slate
EXTERIOR: Symmetrical 2-window front of tall round-headed
fixed-pane windows with Gothic Y-tracery in the heads. Large
central doorway with flat shouldered stucco surround and
low-pitched hoodmould. Doors recessed; late C19 folding double
doors with diagonal planks to the panels, all under overlight
with glazing bars. Directly above, an oculus window with
radial glazing bars. Right (eastern) side wall has 4 large
round-headed windows similar to those at the front except that
these are 24-pane sash windows with fixed-pane heads with
Gothic Y-tracery. Other parts hidden behind tall stone
boundary wall.
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to be of interest.
(Freeman, Ray: Dartmouth and its Neighbours: Phillimore:
1990-: P.165).

Listing NGR: SX8776451115

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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