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HER Number:MDV2615
Name:Woolfardisworthy Bible Christian Chapel


Chapel opened 1858.


Grid Reference:SS 332 209
Map Sheet:SS32SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWoolfardisworthy (Mid Devon)
Civil ParishWoolfardisworthy (North Devon)
Ecclesiastical ParishWOOLFARDISWORTHY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS32SW/17
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 432907

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BIBLE CHRISTIAN CHAPEL (XIX - 1857 AD to 1887 AD (Between))

Full description

Thorne, R., 1975, The Last Bible Christians. Their Church in Devon in 1907, 65 (Article in Serial). SDV15286.

Chapel. Opened 1858. School opened 1887.

Department of Environment, 1989, Woolfardisworthy (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV15502.

Bible Christian Chapel.
Datestone on front "1857 and 1887". Rendered cob and colour-washed, part scrubed as ashlar, asbestos slate roof with an undulating clay ridge.
Plan: small square chapel with a symmetrical front, school-room added to right end to form a long rectangular building in 1887.
Exterior: 2 storey front of 2 dates with tall lancet windows of 2 types, 2 earlier to left with marginal glazing, 2 later similar to right. 2 pointed arch door openings with plank doors.
Interior: retains cornice and central ceiling rose of 1857 to chapel pews, dias and fittings probably inserted 1887. School-room with joinery of 1887. Other details: LBS number 432907.

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. 65.
SDV15502List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1989. Woolfardisworthy. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 6 2015 9:33AM