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Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Witheridge, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9172 / 50°55'1"N

Longitude: -3.7025 / 3°42'9"W

OS Eastings: 280418

OS Northings: 114460

OS Grid: SS804144

Mapcode National: GBR L6.QKV0

Mapcode Global: FRA 364P.7C1

Entry Name: Methodist Church

Listing Date: 14 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305359

English Heritage Legacy ID: 97509

Location: Witheridge, North Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Witheridge

Built-Up Area: Witheridge

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Witheridge with Creacombe

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WITHERIDGE WEST STREET (south side),
SS 81 SW Witheridge
9/100 Methodist Church
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GV II
Chapel. Main part with a datestone to the gable face: "1839". Addition a
schoolroom with a datestone on the gable face: "1900". Main part of rubble,
rendered and scribed to resemble ashlar, gabled slate roof with wide eaves
bracketted on the gable face, addition of snecked rubble-gabled slate roof.
Plan and development: rectangular chapel with a lean-to porch added to the front,
Sunday-school wing added at right angles to the front.
Exterior: main entrance front with a late C19 segmental-headed opening, 9-pane fixed
light casement on first floor. Porch on ground floor with a lean-to
corrugated iron roof, 2 lancets with stained glass, semi-circular head door opening,
plank door. Addition at right angles to tnis main range of 2 storeys square-headed
and semi-circular head multi-pane windows.
Interior: was refitted in the late C19 with pine pews, pulpit on a dais, readers and
balustrading in a simple but well executed style. The schoolroom with a late C19
chimneypiece with cast-iron grate; late C19 joinery including doors and surrounds.
Main hall with an ornamental plaster ceiling centre and a painted text to wall.


Listing NGR: SS8041814460

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