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Latitude: 50.9282 / 50°55'41"N
Longitude: -3.2477 / 3°14'51"W
OS Eastings: 312411
OS Northings: 115050
OS Grid: ST124150
Mapcode National: GBR LV.PT6R
Mapcode Global: FRA 462N.BLC
Entry Name: Culm Davy Chapel
Listing Date: 5 April 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1306491
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95715
Location: Hemyock, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15
Civil Parish: Hemyock
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Hemyock St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
ST 11 NW
Culm Davy Chapel
Chapel. C15; thoroughly restored in the C19. Random rubble flint; gable end
slate roof, the gable walls with coping. Simple undivided rectangular plan with
west bellcote and south porch. Exterior. West double bellcote (which is supported
internally) is entirely C19, as also the 3-light Perpendicular west window, with
hood mould and head terminals. North wall with no windows. South side : 4 bays
including the porch, with a blind bay to the west and renewed 2-light Perpendicular
windows to the other bays. Porch with late C15 archway with composite concave and
wavey moulding. Inner doorway with a 2 centred arch set in square head, with
foliated spandrels, the best medieval workmanship in the chapel. Renewed 3-light
east window with transom.
Interior: unceiled wagon roof, some of the ribs medieval ; combined piscina and
aumbrey, under trefoil head. A wall monument of the utmost primitiveness, to Anne
Carvis of Ashculm, d. 1705: classical entablature with an effigy lying on its side,
the apron with angel faces.
Listing NGR: ST1241115050
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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