MEM23931 - Methodist Chapel north of Heasley Mill (Building)


A Methodist Chapel dates to 1867.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A building is shown on the 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map at SS 7381 3229. It is rectangular, built facing the road to the southeast with a small porch in the centre of the main elevation. It is labelled as a Wesleyan Methodist Chapel. [1] The site is shown as a clear plot on the North Molton Tithe Map. [2] The building is still marked on 2017 MasterMap data but is labelled as disused. [3] Heasley Mill Chapel was built in 1867 when the population was increased by an active mining community. [4] "Methodist Chapel" shown on 6 inch 1906 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map and 1963 map. [5,6]

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <2> Map: 1841. North Molton Tithe Map and Apportionment.
  • <3>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #43946 Extent of chapel on modern mapping, ]
  • <4> Monograph: Layley, C.G.. c.1980. A short history of the parish church of All Saints, North Molton. Unknown.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1906, 15NW.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 30858
  • Devon SMR: SS73SW/45
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE21028
  • Local List Status (Unassessed)



Grid reference Centred SS 7382 3229 (17m by 16m)
Map sheet SS73SW
Historic Parish NORTH MOLTON

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Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 11:52AM


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