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HER Number:MDV10675
Name:Christ Church, North Street, Exmouth


Wesleyan Chapel constructed in 1871, now Christ Church.


Grid Reference:SY 004 812
Map Sheet:SY08SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWITHYCOMBE RALEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY08SW/45

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CHAPEL (XIX - 1871 AD to 1871 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1855-1895, First Edition 1:500 Town Map (Cartographic). SDV338879.

Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan) marked on 1855-1895 1:500 Town map on north side of Brunswick Square. The map states that the chapel seats 350.

Unknown, 1871, Building Intelligence, 373 (Article in Serial). SDV349695.

'Exmouth. On Monday week the foundation-stone of a new Wesleyan Chapel was laid in Brunswick Square, Exmouth. The building is to be a plain one (with the exception of the front) in freestone dressing with limestone facings, open portico in front, with windows over. There will be sitting accommodation for 350 on the floor of the building and for 100 in the gallery at the south end of the building, which will be supported by pillars. The architect is Mr. Luder, and the building Mr. H. T. W. Perry, of Exmouth. The contract is for £875.'

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Christ Church marked on modern mapping on north side of North Street.

Thorne, R., Unknown, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV349692.

Former Wesleyan/Free Church of England Chapel. Found by Wesley in 1872. Sold to Free Church in 1897.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV338879Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV349692Personal Comment: Thorne, R.. Unknown. Unknown.
SDV349695Article in Serial: Unknown. 1871. Building Intelligence. The Building News and Engineering Journal. 20. Digital. 373.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 16 2012 11:53AM