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HER Number:MDV129140
Name:Former Methodist Chapel, South Zeal


Former chapel (now converted into a dwelling) at the eastern end of South Zeal. Identified as a historic building with modern alterations. Depicted on the late 19th century historic map.


Grid Reference:SX 652 935
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • METHODIST CHAPEL (Built, XIX - 1850 AD to 1880 AD (Between))
  • HOUSE (Altered, Mid 20th Century to Late 20th Century - 1950 AD? to 1969 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

The late 19th century historic map depicts this building: 'Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan)'.

Ordnance Survey, 1953-1969, 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial (Cartographic). SDV352727.

The Bible Christian Chapel (MDV7001) is marked as the Methodist Chapel on this edition of the historic mapping, so presumably the former chapel may have been converted to domestic use around the same time.

Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2011, South Zeal Conservation Area Character Appraisal, 7, 19, Map 7 (Report - Assessment). SDV359517.

There is a former Methodist chapel (now converted to a dwelling) at the eastern end of the village.
Identified as being historic with modern alterations. No further specific detail provided.

Ordnance Survey, 2020, MasterMap 2020 (Cartographic). SDV363413.

Marked on the modern mapping to the rear of Cawsand View.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV352727Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953-1969. 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial. Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV359517Report - Assessment: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2011. South Zeal Conservation Area Character Appraisal. Dartmoor National Park Authority Report. Digital. 7, 19, Map 7.
SDV363413Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2020. MasterMap 2020. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #127347 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV33061Related to: Beacon Lodge (the former Cawsand Beacon Inn), South Zeal (Building)
MDV7022Related to: Burgage plots, South Zeal (Monument)
MDV129139Related to: Cawsand View Cottages, South Zeal (Building)
MDV129142Related to: Cosden Cottage and Curzons House, South Zeal (Building)
MDV7001Related to: Methodist Church, South Zeal (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 6 2020 3:37PM