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HER Number:MDV23133
Name:New Cemetery Chapel


Chapel in French Gothic style, very elaborate design for a cemetery chapel. Gift of the Duke of Bedford, circa 1880.


Grid Reference:SX 478 733
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTavistock
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SE/206
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 93495

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CEMETERY CHAPEL (XIX - 1880 AD to 1880 AD)

Full description

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

'Mortuary Chapel' marked.

Ordnance Survey, 1905/1938, 105SE (Cartographic). SDV215664.

'Mort. Chap' marked.

Department of Environment, 1983, Tavistock, 37 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV272550.

New Cemetery chapel, Plymouth Road. Circa 1880, gift of the Duke of Bedford. Very elaborate design for a cemetery chapel. French Gothic style. One storey stone with roof covered with lead sheeting. Buttresses. Octagonal angle turret. Pseudo-machicolations. Massive porch .

Context One Archaeological Services, 2009, 142-152 Plymouth Road, Tavistock, Devon: An Archaeological Watching Brief, 3; figure 1, site 2 (Report - Watching Brief). SDV344587.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV215664Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905/1938. 105SE. 6".
SDV272550List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1983. Tavistock. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 37.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #83699 ]
SDV344587Report - Watching Brief: Context One Archaeological Services. 2009. 142-152 Plymouth Road, Tavistock, Devon: An Archaeological Watching Brief. Context One Archaeological Services Report. COAS/WBF/09/PRD. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3; figure 1, site 2.

Associated Monuments

MDV51349Part of: New Cemetery, Plymouth Road Tavistock (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4694 - Archaeological Watching Brief at 142-152 Plymouth Road, Tavistock, Devon

Date Last Edited:Oct 3 2012 11:06AM