MDE1214 - Post-medieval chapel at South Radworthy (Monument)

Summary

The site of a chapel is noted at South Radworthy on the 1963 Ordnance Survey map but no evidence was found during field investigation in 1993.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps and the six inch map dating to 1963 all record that a chapel was previously located at this site. There is a small building depicted at c. SS 7470 3269. [1-3] Site of an ancient chapel northwest of South Radworthy. [4] The site was visited by the Ordnance Survey in March 1973. The farmer has no knowledge of this chapel [5] and there is nothing visible on the ground. The building which adjoins the level site has no traces of carved stonework. [6] A square building is shown on the site on aerial photographs taken in 1947. [7-9] There was formerly a chapel at South Radworthy. [10] No evidence for a chapel at South Radworthy was found during routine field investigation. [11] A rectangular structure (possibly a building) is shown aligned east to west at c. SS 7470 3269 on the North Molton Tithe Map. [12]

Sources/Archives (12)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Object Name Book reference . 1904 24.
  • <5> Archive: Devon County Council. Various. Devon SMR / HER records / parish files - Exmoor records. Mr Jones, South Radworthy.
  • <6> Unpublished document: Fletcher, M.J.. Field Investigators Comments. Ordnance Survey visit, 7 March 1973.
  • <7> Unpublished document: McDonnell, R.. 1980. Gazetteer of Sites in the Exmoor National Park Identified through Aerial Photography. SS7432b.
  • <8> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. RAF/CPE/UK/1980 3380 (April 1947).
  • <9> Aerial photograph: Various. Various. Vertical Aerial Photograph. MAM/12/052 (May 1977).
  • <10> Monograph: Lysons, D. and Lysons, S.. 1822. Magna Britannia: A Concise Topographical Account of The Several Counties of Great Britain; 6: Devonshire. T Cadell and W Davies.
  • <11> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Survey, 19 April 1993.
  • <12> Map: 1841. North Molton Tithe Map and Apportionment.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7470 3269 (12m by 14m) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS73SW
Civil Parish NORTH MOLTON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 12175
  • Devon SMR: SS73SW/19
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20252
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 73 SW3
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 35084

Record last edited

Apr 9 2019 12:30PM

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