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HER Number:MDV43680
Name:St Margaret's Chapel, Exeter Road, Honiton

Summary

St Margaret's Chapel built in the 16th century and later restored. Used as a Pentecostal church in late 20th century.

Location

Grid Reference:ST 151 001
Map Sheet:ST10SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHoniton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishHONITON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: ST10SE/13/2
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 442447

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CHAPEL (XVI to Post Medieval - 1501 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Pengelly, W., 1887, Prince's "Worthies of Devon", and the "Dictionary of National Biography", 322 (Article in Serial). SDV16197.


English Heritage, 1949, Honiton (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337597.

St Margaret's Charity Almshouses and Chapel form a, group.


Department of Environment, 1972, Honiton, 7 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337401.

Chapel recently in occasional use, stone rectangular gabled building with 2 windows each side and waggon roof. Built early 16th century, restored. Coursed stone including flint. Quoins. Slate roof.


Whittemore, P. J., 1978 - 1981, The Lost Monumental Brasses of Devonshire., 337-8 (Article in Serial). SDV57403.

St Margaret's Chapel. Thought to be place of interment of Thomas Chard who died in 1544. See reference in Pring's 'Memoir of Thomas Chard' (1864). Lost monumental brass mentioned.


Dixon, T. + Weddell, P. J., 1995, Archaeological and Historical Appraisal of the Town of Honiton, East Devon, 6 (Report - Assessment). SDV338066.

A Pentecostal church in 1995.


Child, P., 1997, Proposed Change of Use to Residential: St. Margaret's Chapel, St. Margaret's Road, Honiton (Correspondence). SDV347456.

Letters concerning the proposed conversion of St Margaret's Chapel for residential use. Plans of existing and proposed layouts attached.


Fisher, J., 1999, East Devon Conservation Area Appraisals: Honiton, 13 (Report - non-specific). SDV346894.

Beyond the existing conservation area, and adjoining the Exeter Road, almost a mile south-west of the centre, is St Margaret's Hospital, founded as a leper hospital in the 14th century, and re-founded and rebuilt circa 1530 as an almshouse. The rebuilt hospital chapel, on the south side, is a plain single cell with late perpendicular windows.


AOC Archaeology Group, 2005, Proposed retail development, Ottery Moor Lane, Honiton: archaeological desk-based assessment, 16, 29 (Report - Assessment). SDV337584.


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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV16197Article in Serial: Pengelly, W.. 1887. Prince's "Worthies of Devon", and the "Dictionary of National Biography". Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 19. A5 Hardback. 322.
SDV337401List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1972. Honiton. Historic Houses Register. Website. 7.
SDV337584Report - Assessment: AOC Archaeology Group. 2005. Proposed retail development, Ottery Moor Lane, Honiton: archaeological desk-based assessment. AOC Archaeology Group Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 16, 29.
SDV337597List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 1949. Honiton. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV338066Report - Assessment: Dixon, T. + Weddell, P. J.. 1995. Archaeological and Historical Appraisal of the Town of Honiton, East Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 95.49. A4 Stapled + Digital. 6.
SDV346894Report - non-specific: Fisher, J.. 1999. East Devon Conservation Area Appraisals: Honiton. East Devon District Council Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 13.
SDV347456Correspondence: Child, P.. 1997. Proposed Change of Use to Residential: St. Margaret's Chapel, St. Margaret's Road, Honiton. Letters and Plans. A4 Stapled.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #91849 ]
SDV57403Article in Serial: Whittemore, P. J.. 1978 - 1981. The Lost Monumental Brasses of Devonshire.. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 34. Unknown. 337-8.

Associated Monuments

MDV43679Related to: St Margaret's Almshouses (Northern Block), Exeter Road, Honiton (Building)
MDV1874Related to: St Margaret's Almshouses (Southern Block), Exeter Road, Honiton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 3 2012 3:10PM