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HER Number:MDV1838
Name:Rackenford, Ebenezer Chapel


Ebenezer chapel, opened 1848, with school and cemetery.


Grid Reference:SS 852 184
Map Sheet:SS81NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishRackenford
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishRACKENFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS81NE/11
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BIBLE CHRISTIAN CHAPEL (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Thorne, R., 1975, The Last Bible Christians. Their Church in Devon in 1907, 73 (Article in Serial). SDV15286.

Department of Environment, 1992, Rackenford (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV94633.

Ebenezer Chapel. School and cemetery. Opened 1848. School opened 1891. Rendered walls with slate roof and brick lateral stack. Rectangular plan. Gable end has round-arched window with Gothick-style intersecting glazing bars set above round-arched doorway; cast-iron nameplate with date.2-bay side walls have 2-light Y-tracery Gothick style windows. Interior noted as having gallery with panelled front columns set on cast-iron columns, and straight-flight stair with turned newels. Benches, sanctuary rail and rostrum are later 19th century. 19th century wall tablets. Other details: Amendment.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV15286Article in Serial: Thorne, R.. 1975. The Last Bible Christians. Their Church in Devon in 1907. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 107. A5 Paperback. 73.
SDV94633List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1992. Rackenford. Historic Houses Register.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 13 2015 3:05PM