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HER Number:MDV35516
Name:Chapel Cottage, North Bovey

Summary

18th century thatched cottage (formerly listed as 'Thatchways') near the Ring of Bells Inn. 19th century wing at the front, probably originally two-room plan with the wing creating an L-shaped dwelling. Close to or incorporates part of a range of agricultural buildings to the rear.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 740 838
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishNorth Bovey
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SW/228
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 85177

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COTTAGE NON SPECIFIC (XVII to XVIII - 1700 AD to 1799 AD (Between))

Full description

Devon County Council, 1838-1848, Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848 (Cartographic). SDV349431.

Building is depicted on the Tithe Map; 149 'House and Garden'. The building is quite a large roughly L-shaped structure, formed of two joined rectangular structures.


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

By the later 19th century, the house appears to have been reduced in size and a Methodist Chapel constructed just to the north.


Department of Environment, 1987, North Bovey, 172 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV348844.

Chapel Cottage (formerly listed as Thatchways). Cottage. Probably 18th century with 19th century wing at front. Rendered granite rubble walls with thatched roof gabled to right. Half-hipped to left and wing in front.
Originally probably two room plan with wing providing extra room on front of left room forming L-shaped plan. Two storeys, one window front to main block and one window to front of wing. Two- and three-light early 20th century casements with glazing bars smaller older casement on first floor immediately to right of wing lean-to porch in angle with wing has 20th century plank door.
Interior not inspected. Included for group value.


Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2012, North Bovey Conservation Area Character Appraisal, 8 (Report - Assessment). SDV359513.

Part of Chapel Cottage was removed to accommodate a purpose-built Wesleyan Chapel.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

'Chapel Cottage' and 'Thatchways' depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2016, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV359353.

NORTH BOVEY NORTH BOVEY SX 78 SW 4/232 - Chapel Cottage (formerly listed as 23.8.55 Thatchways) - GV II
Cottage. Probably C18 with C19 wing at front. Rendered granite rubble walls with thatched roof gabled to right. 1-hipped to left and wing in front. Originally probably 2 room plan with wing providing extra room on front of left room forming L- shaped plan. 2 storeys, 1 window front to main block and 1 window to front of wing. 2- and 3- light early C20 casements with glazing bars smaller older casement on 1st floor immediately to right of wing lean-to porch in angle with wing has C20 plank door. Interior not inspected. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SX7404583894.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348844List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1987. North Bovey. Historic Houses Register. A4 Single Sheet. 172.
SDV349431Cartographic: Devon County Council. 1838-1848. Tithe Mosaic, approximately 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Map. Digital.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #88652 ]
SDV359353National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2016. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV359513Report - Assessment: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2012. North Bovey Conservation Area Character Appraisal. Dartmoor National Park Authority. Digital. 8.

Associated Monuments

MDV35470Related to: Barn/stable block by Ring of Bells Inn, North Bovey (Building)
MDV117042Related to: Former Methodist Chapel, North Bovey (Building)
MDV8745Related to: Ring of Bells Inn, North Bovey (Building)
MDV112269Related to: Site of old house, North Bovey (Monument)
MDV35514Related to: Slate Cottage, North Bovey (Building)
MDV114794Related to: Village Hall, North Bovey (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 21 2016 4:02PM