MDE20903 - Parracombe Gospel Hall (Monument)

Summary

The hall is shown on historic mapping. It may or may not have been incorporated into the present day house on the site, Brimble View.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A rectangular building is depicted at SS 6773 4446, with a further building to the north set at 90 degrees. Neither is labelled. [1] The buildings had been extended and further structures added by the time the 1963 Ordnance Survey map was surveyed; however, they are still not labelled. [2] The 25 inch 1975 Ordnance Survey map depicts the property with a small outbuilding to the north. The buildings north of here are in a separate land parcel. The original building is labelled Parracombe Gospel Hall. [3] The site was visited in 1983. Two small single storey buildings clad with iron sheeting were present and were suggested to be late 19th Century in date. [4] The 6 inch 1905 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map shows the site as a clear plot. [5] A building with a larger plan is shown on the 2018 MasterMap data here. The site is now labelled Brimble View. [6] It is not clear whether the original gospel hall was demolished and rebuilt as a house, or whether the 2018 structure retains the original fabric of the building. [7]

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1928-1938. 6 Inch Map: 1928-1938, 3rd Edition. 1:10560.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1975. 1:2,500 Map, 1975. 1:2,500.
  • <4> Archive: Devon County Council. Various. Devon SMR / HER records / parish files - Exmoor records. Site visit and slide, S Timms, 9 June 1983.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.
  • <7> Verbal communication: Various. 1999-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Catherine Dove, 3 December 2019.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 6773 4445 (point)
Map sheet SS64SE
Civil Parish PARRACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 20771
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/126

Record last edited

Dec 3 2019 2:54PM

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