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HER Number:MDV12367
Name:St. Lawrence's Chapel


St Lawrence's chapel, probably early 15th century. Said to be still in use in the mid 16th century, but converted to a dwelling by the early 19th century.


Grid Reference:SS 974 122
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS91SE/246/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CHAPEL (XIV to XV - 1400 AD to 1424 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Still in use in 1554, and is now converted into a dwelling house.

Browne, C.G. + Reichel, O.J., 1915, The Register of Edmund Lacy, 493 (Monograph). SDV349021.

Probably the chapel which was licensed in 1423-1424.

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

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950 - 1955, SS91SE13 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV349019.

Tidcombe on site of St. Lawrence's Chapel.

Butler, D. + Keene, B., 1989, Tidcombe Hall: Historical Notes (Un-published). SDV349022.

Circa 1400: a domestic chapel or oratory in the mansion of Tydecombe. To have Divine Service performed where she (Anne, the Countess of Devon) then resided.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV323771Monograph: Lysons, D. + Lysons, S.. 1822. Magna Britannica. Magna Britannica: A Concise Topographical Account of The Several Counties o. 6: Devonshire. Unknown. 516.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV349019Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950 - 1955. SS91SE13. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV349021Monograph: Browne, C.G. + Reichel, O.J.. 1915. The Register of Edmund Lacy. The Register of Edmund Lacy. Unknown. 493.
SDV349022Un-published: Butler, D. + Keene, B.. 1989. Tidcombe Hall: Historical Notes. A4 Stapled.
SDV35420Article in Monograph: Reichel, O. J.. 1928 - 1938. The Hundred of Tiverton in Early Times. The Hundreds of Devon. A5 Hardback. 17.

Associated Monuments

MDV24507Related to: Tidcombe Hall (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 8 2020 9:37AM