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HER Number:MDV19543
Name:St Martin's Chapel at Higher Hareston


St Martin's Chapel built in the 14th century at Higher Hareston


Grid Reference:SX 566 534
Map Sheet:SX55SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBrixton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIXTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX55SE/11/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (I)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CHAPEL (Early Medieval to XVI - 1066 AD to 1600 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, SX55SE5 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV340530.

Silverlock, L. N., 1947 - 1949, Hareston Manor, Brixton, 261,364 (Article in Serial). SDV340528.

Higher Hareston, St Martins chapel. First licensed in 1399 and again in the early 14th century. Said to be in good condition but being used for "base purposes". The windows have been altered but the stoup and piscina are in their original position.

Department of Environment, 1956, Plympton St Mary RD, 7 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV140824.

The chapel projects eastwards from the north range of the house. South window has two lights (unaltered?).

Silverlock, L. N., 1959 - 1961, Stone Altars, 90 (Article in Serial). SDV340531.

Altar slab discussed.

Department of Environment, 1984, Brixton, 8 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV340489.

Small circa 16th century chapel licensed in 1378 and 1399, on front (northeast) of solar wing, has moulded four-centred arch doorway with label.

Scott Wilson, 2006, Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement, Site B5 (Report - Assessment). SDV340472.

Jack, S. + Steadman, S., 2007, Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement - Cultural Heritage, Table 9.5 (Report - Assessment). SDV340474.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV140824List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1956. Plympton St Mary RD. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 7.
SDV340472Report - Assessment: Scott Wilson. 2006. Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement. Scott Wilson Report. D108531. A4 Stapled + Digital. Site B5.
SDV340474Report - Assessment: Jack, S. + Steadman, S.. 2007. Sherford New Community: Environmental Statement - Cultural Heritage. Scott Wilson Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. Table 9.5.
SDV340489List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1984. Brixton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 8.
SDV340528Article in Serial: Silverlock, L. N.. 1947 - 1949. Hareston Manor, Brixton. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 23. Unknown. 261,364.
SDV340530Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. SX55SE5. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV340531Article in Serial: Silverlock, L. N.. 1959 - 1961. Stone Altars. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 28. Unknown. 90.

Associated Monuments

MDV2290Part of: Higher Hareston Manor house (Building)
MDV74378Related to: Higher Hareston (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4380 - Assessment for Sherford New Community

Date Last Edited:Jun 2 2008 4:38PM