MDE21092 - Disputed 19th Century Methodist chapel at Rockford (Building)

Summary

A chapel is suggested to be located at Rockford but this appears to be the result of a data error.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

SS 7566 4779. 'Methodist Chapel' shown on six inch 1903 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map [1]. Building shown but not marked as a chapel on six inch 1962 map [2]. [3] There is no chapel shown at this location or in the near vicinity on the maps specified by [3]. It is not clear whether the original HER record is the result of an error in the quoted grid reference. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1903, 3SE and 3NE.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560.
  • <3>XY Archive: Devon County Council. Various. Devon SMR / HER records / parish files - Exmoor records. Devon reference 31110. [Mapped feature: #33650 ]
  • <4> Verbal communication: Various. 1993-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Catherine Dove, 13 January 2021.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7566 4779 (point)
Map sheet SS74NE
Civil Parish BRENDON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON
Civil Parish COUNTISBURY, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 31110
  • Devon SMR: SS74NE/597

Record last edited

Jan 13 2021 2:43PM

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