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HER Number:MDV2626
Name:Thornhill Head Bible Christian (Salem) Chapel


19th century Thornhill Head Bible Christian (Salem) Chapel


Grid Reference:SS 413 165
Map Sheet:SS41NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBuckland Brewer
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND BREWER

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS41NW/3
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1906, 29SW (Cartographic). SDV335722.

'Bible Christian Chapel' shown.

Ordnance Survey, 1964, SS41NW (Cartographic). SDV337889.

'Chapel' shown.

Thorne, R., 1975, The Last Bible Christians. Their Church in Devon in 1907, 64 (Article in Serial). SDV15286.

Salem chapel, Thornhillhead. Opened 1830, enlarged 1863.

Department of Environment, 1988, Buckland Brewer (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV7717.

Thornehill Head Methodist Chapel. Methodist chapel. circa 1850. Colourwashed render over coursed slatestone rubble; gabled slate roof. One-storey; 2-window range. Semi-circular arches with keyed and painted architraves frame Gothic-style glazing-bar casements with margin lights. Gabled porch to right has mid 19th century six-panelled door with Gothic-style fanlight. Similar window in right gable end and two similar windows to rear. Interior: moulded plaster cornice and window architraves; pitch-pine pews and preaching desk. Other details: LBS number 91401.

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. 64.
SDV335722Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1906. 29SW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV337889Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1964. SS41NW. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV7717List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Buckland Brewer. Historic Houses Register.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 19 2015 2:22PM