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Chapel of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Tiverton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9639 / 50°57'50"N

Longitude: -3.4857 / 3°29'8"W

OS Eastings: 295761

OS Northings: 119330

OS Grid: SS957193

Mapcode National: GBR LJ.MDS2

Mapcode Global: FRA 36LK.FV2

Entry Name: Chapel of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 14 October 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384706

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485160

Location: Tiverton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Tiverton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chevithorne St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


TIVERTON

SS91NE COVE
848-1/2/68 Chapel of St John the Baptist
14/10/91

II

Anglican chapel, recently redundant. 1854-5 by Edward Ashworth
of Exeter. Dressed and snecked slatestone with limestone
dressings; slate roofs with bracketed kneelers to dressed
stone coped gables. Decorated Gothic Revival style. Chancel
with north vestry and nave with south porch.
EXTERIOR: 1-bay chancel has 3-light east window and
ogee-headed 1-light side windows. north vestry has 1-light
window. 3-bay nave has finely-carved head stops to hoodmoulds
over 2-light windows with varied tracery.
INTERIOR: noted as having boarded pointed-arched roof to
chancel and braced roof to nave; double-chamfered pointed
chancel arch and chamfered pointed-arched doorway to vestry.
Fittings include Gothic style alter rail with dagger tracery;
creed boards in chancel; mid/late C19 stained glass.
A competent work by a noted local Ecclesiological architect.

Listing NGR: SS9576119330

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

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