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HER Number:MDV32730
Name:Northam Parish Hall


Parish hall built in 1930s, funded by the people of Northam.


Grid Reference:SS 448 288
Map Sheet:SS42NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNortham
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS42NW/115

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • PARISH HALL (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Vanstone, A. C., 19/02/1988, Library (Worksheet). SDV349793.

Site visit 19th February 1988. This building is the parish church hall. A smaller building at SS44752884 was until recently used as the library. A new library building is shown on the Ordnance Survey 6 inch (1975) map.

Ordnance Survey, 1932, 12SW (Cartographic). SDV13009.

'Library' shown.

Ordnance Survey, 1975, Untitled Source (Cartographic). SDV1620.

'Hall' shown.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Northam Town Council, 2012, The Northam Hall (Website). SDV349794.

The Hall at the entrance to the village was built in the 1930s by A. Griffey and Son at a cost of £800, this being funded by the people of Northam. It was later taken over by the Anglican Church and was known as the Church Hall. The Hall was run by them until 2000. In July 2008 Northam Town Council regained ownership.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV13009Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1932. 12SW. 6 inch County Series. Map (Paper).
SDV1620Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1975. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital).
SDV349793Worksheet: Vanstone, A. C.. 19/02/1988. Library. Devon County Sites and Monuments Register. Worksheet + Digital.
SDV349794Website: Northam Town Council. 2012. The Northam Hall. http://www.northam-devon.co.uk/NorthamHall. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV32729Related to: Warning Siren, Northam Parish Hall (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 27 2012 9:17AM