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HER Number:MDV15250
Name:Lady Glenorchy's Chapel, Exmouth


Methodist Church constructed in 1776 and funded by Lady Glenorchy.


Grid Reference:SY 002 811
Map Sheet:SY08SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWITHYCOMBE RALEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 1485729
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY08SW/72

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • METHODIST CHAPEL (XVIII to XXI - 1701 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Keep, D. J., 1977, Nonconformity in Woodbury and Lympstone, 51-57 (Article in Serial). SDV121846.

Lady glenorchy's chapel, which opened in 1776, provided a convenient meeting place for exmouth evangelicals.

Welch, E., 1998, Lady Glenorchy’s Church at Exmouth, 15-21 (Article in Serial). SDV340453.

A Methodist church constructed in 1776 in Exmouth and funded by Lady Glenorchy. It was opened by Sir Harry Trelaway, a Methodist preacher and its first preacher was Robert Winton, brought from Scotland by Lady Glenorchy.

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

Glenorchy United Reformed Church marked on modern mapping.

Pink, F., 2014-2015, South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment (Interpretation). SDV357736.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV121846Article in Serial: Keep, D. J.. 1977. Nonconformity in Woodbury and Lympstone. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 109. A5 Hardback. 51-57.
SDV340453Article in Serial: Welch, E.. 1998. Lady Glenorchy’s Church at Exmouth. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 130. A5 Paperback. 15-21.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV357736Interpretation: Pink, F.. 2014-2015. South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.
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Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Apr 13 2015 8:23AM