MDE21017 - Wesleyan Chapel, Lynton (Building)

Summary

A Wesleyan chapel is shown on historic mapping. It dates from the c. 1860s.

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Protected Status

Full Description

The building is shown as a 'Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan)' on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps. [1,2] The 1962 six inch map labels the building as a 'Chapel'. [3] The building still appears to be extant (2013). [4] Above Blackmore’s Path is a former Weslyan Methodist Chapel dating from c.1860s stone-built and gable fronted with large Gothic window and flanking pinnacles. In 2002 it was disused and categorised as a 'building at risk' by the Conservation Area appraisal. [5] The site appears to have been occupied by a building extending from the adjacent property to the east on the Lynton Tithe Map. [6]

Sources/Archives (7)

  • --- Serial: Devon Buildings Group. 2013. Devon Buildings Group: Newsletter number 31. 14-5.
  • <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. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560.
  • <4> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments.
  • <5> Report: Fisher, J.. 2002. Lynton: Conservation Area Character Appraisal. 19, 20.
  • <6> Map: 1840. Lynton and Lynmouth Parish Tithe Map and Apportionment.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 7189 4929 (10m by 19m) (MasterMap)
Map sheet SS74NW
Civil Parish LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 29096
  • Devon SMR: SS74NW/43

Record last edited

Mar 30 2016 3:56PM

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