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HER Number:MDV41804
Name:St Sylvester's Chapel


Alternative site for the medieval chapel of St. Sylvester, suggested by the field name 'Chapel Close'.


Grid Reference:SS 491 365
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/234

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CHAPEL (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Pearce, S. M., 1985, The Early Church in the Landscape: The Evidence from North Devon (part), 271-2 (Article in Serial). SDV336495.

Possible site for St. Sylvester's Chapel at Braunton, on the south side of the village near an area recorded in the 1841 Tithe Apportionment as 'Chapel Close'. Other details: Figure 7.

Coulter, J., 1993, Untitled Source, 29 (Monograph). SDV341318.

References in Churchwardens' Accounts to repairs to St. Sylverster's Chapel in the 16th century.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336495Article in Serial: Pearce, S. M.. 1985. The Early Church in the Landscape: The Evidence from North Devon (part). Archaeological Journal. 142. A4 Stapled + Digital. 271-2.
SDV341318Monograph: Coulter, J.. 1993. The Ancient Chapels of North Devon. Photocopy + Digital. 29.

Associated Monuments

MDV11863Related to: St. Sylvester's Chapel (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 12 2009 11:36AM