MDE14812 - Possible medieval or post-medieval chapel at Holy Well (Monument)


The site of a chapel has been heavily robbed and there are no visible remains.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The site of a chapel at Holy Well. All the building foundations have been robbed out so there is no visible remains of any structure. [1,2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3] The chapel is not visible in this location or nearby on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map, nor on the Tithe Map for North Molton. [4,5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Annett, N.. 1965. North Molton and its people: the story of North Molton, a North Devon Parish. Volume 2.
  • <2>XY Unpublished document: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. Field Investigators Comment. R Wilson-North and H Chapman, 22 February 1995. [Mapped feature: #29686 ]
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1097054, Extant 5 October 2021.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <5> Map: 1841. North Molton Tithe Map and Apportionment.



Grid reference SS 7653 3124 (point)
Map sheet SS73SE

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Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: SS73SE/507/1
  • Devon SMR: 60637
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE21695
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 73 SE30
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1097054

Record last edited

Jan 4 2022 2:01PM


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