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HER Number:MDV12457
Name:Churcombe Chapel, Yarscombe


Site of a medieval chapel which preceded the parish church


Grid Reference:SS 536 220
Map Sheet:SS52SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishYarnscombe
Ecclesiastical ParishYARNSCOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS52SW/9

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CHAPEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Risdon, T., 1811, Choreographical Description of Devon, 1580-1640, 319 (Monograph). SDV20653.

Site of medieval chapel. "At Churchcombe long since stood the church of this parish the inconveniency whereof caused the parishioners to erect the church they now have".

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

Ordnance Survey, 1905, 20SW (Cartographic). SDV335688.

'Chapel (Site of)' shown.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1953, SS52SW3 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV339189.

Site of ancient chapel supposed to have been the parish church. No dedicatory name ascertained. The field has been deep-ploughed recently. No trace of a building or building platform exists. Tithe Map of no assistance.

Ordnance Survey, 1964, SS52SW (Cartographic). SDV339194.

Slatcher, D., 2007, Deep Moor IVC: Desk Based Assessment (Report - Assessment). SDV339133.

Other details: Appendix.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV20653Monograph: Risdon, T.. 1811. Choreographical Description of Devon, 1580-1640. Choreographical Description of Devon, 1580-1640. Unknown. 319.
SDV323771Monograph: Lysons, D. + Lysons, S.. 1822. Magna Britannica. Magna Britannica: A Concise Topographical Account of The Several Counties o. 6: Devonshire. Unknown.
SDV335688Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 20SW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV339133Report - Assessment: Slatcher, D.. 2007. Deep Moor IVC: Desk Based Assessment. RPS Leeds Report. DLE 1052. Digital.
SDV339189Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1953. SS52SW3. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV339194Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1964. SS52SW. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments

MDV122130Related to: Church Farm, Yarnscombe (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4280 - Deep Moor IVC

Date Last Edited:Jun 6 2018 2:13PM