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HER Number:MDV12362
Name:St. Thomas Chapel, Tiverton


St. Thomas' Chapel stood on the site of Tiverton Town Hall.


Grid Reference:SS 954 124
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS91SE/40/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CHAPEL (Early Medieval to XVII - 1066 AD to 1615 AD (Between))

Full description

Authers, W. P., The Town Hall, Fore St, Tiverton (Leaflet). SDV339358.

In 1554 the ancient chapel of St. Tomas stood there, and around 1615 a Guildhall or Town House was built. The Guildhall and adjoining chapel were conveyed to the Mayor and Burgesses by John West in 1625.

Polwhele, R., 1793-1806, The History of Devonshire, 357 (Monograph). SDV21030.

Chapel of St. Thomas stood on this site in 1544.

Lysons, D. + Lysons, S., 1822, Magna Britannica, 516 (Monograph). SDV323771.

Town hall on site of St. Thomas' Chapel. Other details: Part 2.

Reichel, O. J., 1928 - 1938, The Hundred of Tiverton in Early Times, 17 (Article in Monograph). SDV35420.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SS91SE5 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV339361.

Timms, S. C., 1976, The Devon Urban Survey, 1976. First Draft, 200 (Report - Survey). SDV341346.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV21030Monograph: Polwhele, R.. 1793-1806. The History of Devonshire. The History of Devonshire. Unknown. 357.
SDV323771Monograph: Lysons, D. + Lysons, S.. 1822. Magna Britannica. Magna Britannica: A Concise Topographical Account of The Several Counties o. 6: Devonshire. Unknown. 516.
SDV339358Leaflet: Authers, W. P.. The Town Hall, Fore St, Tiverton. A4 Folded.
SDV339361Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SS91SE5. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV341346Report - Survey: Timms, S. C.. 1976. The Devon Urban Survey, 1976. First Draft. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Report. A4 Unbound + Digital. 200.
SDV35420Article in Monograph: Reichel, O. J.. 1928 - 1938. The Hundred of Tiverton in Early Times. The Hundreds of Devon. A5 Hardback. 17.

Associated Monuments

MDV18285Related to: Tiverton Town Hall (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4408 - Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Redevelopment in St Andrew Street, Tiverton, Devon

Date Last Edited:Jul 27 2015 12:42PM