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HER Number:MDV51877
Name:Pair of Chapels, South Molton Cemetery


Two identical chapels set back from entrance to cemetery. Originally one Non-Conformist, one Church of England.


Grid Reference:SS 715 255
Map Sheet:SS72NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSouth Molton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH MOLTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS72NW/153/2
  • Old Listed Building Ref (I): 96954

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MORTUARY CHAPEL (XIX - 1857 AD to 1860 AD (Between))

Full description

Cock, J., 1893, Untitled Source, 119 (Monograph). SDV80890.

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

West chapel shown as 'Mortuary Chap.(Noncon)' and east chapel shown as 'Mortuary Chap.(Church of Eng.).

Department of Environment, 1986, South Molton, 23 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV321005.

Two identical cemetery chapels, circa 1860. Stone rubble with slate roofs. Gabled end with kneelers, three painted windows. Painted arched doorcase. Circular windows in end gables.

Turton, S. D., 1994, Archaeological Assessment of South Molton Water Supply, 6 (Report - Assessment). SDV80910.

Two identical chapels set obliquely to the road at SS71572552 and at SS71602552. Built 1857.

South Molton & District Archive Local History Society, 2000, South Molton Heritage Trail, 24 (Pamphlet). SDV61800.

Other details: Illustration.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV321005List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. South Molton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 23.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #94118 ]
SDV61800Pamphlet: South Molton & District Archive Local History Society. 2000. South Molton Heritage Trail. A5 Paperback. 24.
SDV80890Monograph: Cock, J.. 1893. Records of the Ancient Borough of South Molton. Unknown. 119.
SDV80910Report - Assessment: Turton, S. D.. 1994. Archaeological Assessment of South Molton Water Supply. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 94.07. A4 Stapled + Digital. 6.

Associated Monuments

MDV51875Part of: South Molton Cemetery (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 26 2015 3:22PM