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HER Number:MDV32671
Name:Bickington United Reform Church

Summary

19th century chapel.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 534 324
Map Sheet:SS53SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishFremington
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishFREMINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS53SW/68
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CHURCH (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Congregational Chapel marked.


Wessex Archaeology, 2011, Land to the West of Tews Lane, Bickington, Barnstaple, Devon: Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment, 6, Appendix 1 (Report - Assessment). SDV352137.


Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.


English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

United Reform Church. Nonconformist chapel. 1835 restored 1896. Painted stucco with quoins. Slate roof, hipped to front end, gable end to rear. Rectangular on plan with end entrance lobby. Single storey with 2 storey entrance front. 3 bays, symmetrical. Semi-circular arched windows with moulded sills and arched glazing bars under continuous hoodmoulds. Central round arched doorway with blind fanlight and C20 door. Rectangular plaque on small brackets over doorway. Single opposing round arched windows to each side. Interior: Bowed entrance lobby with 6 panelled doors to each side, the upper 2 panels glazed. Late C19 furnishings with turned balusters to moulded communion handrail and decorative wrought iron rostrum railings. West end gallery does not survive.


Department of Environment, 29/05/1986, Fremington, 7 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV342173.

Bickington United Reform Church. Nonconformist chapel, 1835 restored 1896. Painted stucco with quoins. Slate roof, hipped to front end, gable end to rear. Rectangular on plan with end entrance lobby. Single storey with 2 storey entrance front. Three bays, symmetrical. Semi-circular arched windows. Central round arched doorway with blind fanlight and 20th century door. Rectangular plaque. Bowed entrance lobby. Six panelled doors. Late 19th century furnishings. Decorative wrought iron rostrum railings. West end gallery does not survive.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV342173List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 29/05/1986. Fremington. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 7.
SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #87530 ]
SDV352137Report - Assessment: Wessex Archaeology. 2011. Land to the West of Tews Lane, Bickington, Barnstaple, Devon: Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment. Wessex Archaeology Report. 76470.01. A4 Stapled + Digital. 6, Appendix 1.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 23 2019 3:07PM