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HER Number:MDV1711
Name:Bible Christian Chapel, Beaworthy


Site of C19 'Bible Christian Chapel' closed in 1922 with new chapel built to the northwest


Grid Reference:SX 458 985
Map Sheet:SX49NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBeaworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBEAWORTHY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX49NE/17

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BIBLE CHRISTIAN CHAPEL (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey, OS 25" (Cartographic). SDV848.

Site of 'Bible Christian Chapel' shown on OS 25" (1880s) map as a small rectangular building in a small rectilinear enclosure to the northwest of the road junction.

Ordnance Survey, 1905, Untitled Source, OS 25" (Cartographic). SDV124124.

Site of 'Bible Christian Chapel' shown on OS 25" (1905) map as having been extended to the northern boundary of the enclosure.

Thorne, R., 1975, The Last Bible Christians. Their Church in Devon in 1907, 69 (Article in Serial). SDV15286.

Madworthy. Bethleham Chapel, roadside. Opened 1840, closed 1922. New chapel on same site. Demolished.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV124124Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 25". OS 25".
SDV15286Article in Serial: Thorne, R.. 1975. The Last Bible Christians. Their Church in Devon in 1907. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 107. A5 Paperback. 69.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25". OS 25".

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 17 2015 3:40PM