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HER Number:MDV35308
Name:Wesleyan Chapel, Hemyock


19C Wesleyan Methodist Chapel on the west side of the High Street in Hemyock


Grid Reference:ST 136 131
Map Sheet:ST11SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHemyock
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHEMYOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST11SW/59
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • WESLEYAN METHODIST CHAPEL (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

'Meth. Chapel ( Wesleyan)' shown on OS 25" (1880s) map as a large rectangular building on the west side of the 'High Street'.

Ordnance Survey, 1906, 47NE (Cartographic). SDV335786.

'Chapel' shown on OS 6" (1906) map.

Ordnance Survey, 1968, 6" (Cartographic). SDV36974.

Building shown but not marked on OS 6" (1968) map.

Department of Environment, 1987, Hemyock, 36 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV36975.

Wesleyan/Methodist Church. Dated 1838. Random rubble limestone; gable and slate roof, deeply overhanging eaves boarded underneath. Simple rectangle in plan with entrance-end gallery, and meeting rooms attached to the right-hand side. Exterior: front: symmetrical, with a tall round headed 24-pane horned sash window set to either side of central panelled round-headed door, deeply recessed. Small oculus in gable wall. One similar sash window to either side elevation, and 2 to the rear. Meeting room, aligned on the same axis as chapel, gable end roof, with another 24 pane sash window and a panelled door. Interior: not inspected.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV335786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1906. 47NE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV36974Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1968. 6". 6".
SDV36975List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. Hemyock. Historic Houses Register. 36.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 17 2015 1:14PM