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Methodist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Holsworthy Hamlets, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8145 / 50°48'52"N

Longitude: -4.312 / 4°18'43"W

OS Eastings: 237221

OS Northings: 104209

OS Grid: SS372042

Mapcode National: GBR KD.Y1G8

Mapcode Global: FRA 16VY.9XX

Plus Code: 9C2QRM7Q+R5

Entry Name: Methodist Chapel

Listing Date: 18 December 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1326659

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91948

Location: Holsworthy Hamlets, Torridge, Devon, EX22

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Civil Parish: Holsworthy Hamlets

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Holsworthy St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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14/43 Methodist Chapel


Bible Christian chapel with schoolroom attached. 1854, probably altered late C19 when
schoolroom ceiled. Roughcast over rubble, slate roofs, roof over schoolroom slightly
higher than that of chapel, decorative barge board to chapel. Plan: 2 bay chapel entered
from east gable end, shorter two bay schoolroom entered by external stair west gable
end with vestry below. East gable end unlit, semicircular headed porch carried on shaped
brackets, fanlight above plank door with decorative hinges. Left return (south) fronting
road, 2 semicircular headed 12-pane windows with pivoted lower sections to chapel, 2
similar but taller windows to west end of 18-panes, door cutting into central window
has destroyed the lower 6 panes. West gable end external stair of squared and coursed
rubble, stone steps with nosing, wrought iron handrail, plank door. Interior of chapel:
simple, original fittings, semicircular arch carried on brackets west gable end, typical
of Bible Christian chapels. Baptisms were recorded here in 1857. (Leeson Day,
Holsworthy, The Devonshire Association Parochial Histories, 1934)

Listing NGR: SS3722104209

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