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HER Number:MDV46013
Name:Lundy Tin Tabernacle


Iron predecessor of St. Helen's church, used 1884-1897. Subsequently used as a parish room called "the Mission Room".


Grid Reference:SS 138 440
Map Sheet:SS14SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLundy
Ecclesiastical ParishLUNDY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Trust SMR: 101,148
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS14SW/128

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CHAPEL (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Gardner, K. S., 1962, Untitled Source, 23 (Article in Serial). SDV1262.

Langham, M., 1986, The Heaven Family of Lundy, 93-121 (Article in Serial). SDV730.

National Trust, 1989, Lundy, Devon. Vol. One, 148 (Report - Survey). SDV1275.

"Tin Tabernacle" at head of Millcombe Valley. Pre-fabricated iron church of St. Helen used 1884-1897. Erected in 8 days and dedicated on 20/08/1885. Replaced by granite St. Helens church (SS14SW/21) in 1897. Subsequently used as a parish room and called "the Mission Room". Held eighty-ninety people. Other details: Site number 101,148.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1262Article in Serial: Gardner, K. S.. 1962. Lundy Field Society Annual Report. 15. Unknown. 23.
SDV1275Report - Survey: National Trust. 1989. Lundy, Devon. Vol. One. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. 1. A4 Stapled + Digital. 148.
SDV730Article in Serial: Langham, M.. 1986. The Heaven Family of Lundy. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 118. Unknown. 93-121.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 8 2006 9:04AM