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HER Number:MDV3625
Name:Ebenezer Chapel, Whitchurch Road, Horrabridge


Opened in 1878 as a Bible Christian Chapel, this was amalgamated with ex-Wesleyan chapel later in the 20th century.


Grid Reference:SX 511 701
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHorrabridge
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWHITCHURCH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SW/33

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BIBLE CHRISTIAN CHAPEL (Constructed, XIX - 1878 AD to 1879 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Bible Christian Chapel' is depicted on the late 19th century historic map; not shown on the 1840s Tithe Map.

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Chapel is unchanged from the First Edition Ordnance Survey map depiction, but this early 20th century version shows the new school has been added to the north-east.

Ordnance Survey, 1953-1969, 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial (Cartographic). SDV352727.

'Methodist Chapel' indicated on Ordnance Survey 6 inch historic map (date: 1954).

Thorne, R., 1975, The Last Bible Christians. Their Church in Devon in 1907, 62 (Article in Serial). SDV15286.

Ebenezer Chapel, Whitchurch Road, Horrabridge. Opened 1878. Amalgamated with ex-Wesleyan Chapel. Store.

Tavistock and District Local History Society, 2002, Whitchuch Parish. A short History of a Devon Parish, 44, 54-55 (Monograph). SDV363278.

Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Modern mapping depicts 'Chapel House', which is also marked 'PW'; place of worship.

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. 62.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV352727Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953-1969. 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial. Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #88953 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV76859Related to: Dostabrook farmstead, Horrabridge (Monument)
MDV48304Related to: The Old School House, Whitchurch Road, Horrabridge (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 21 2019 12:05PM