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HER Number:MDV64866
Name:Langmead House, Former Congregational Church


Former congregational church built in 1834, converted to four apartments in 1980s. The datestone of 1662 over the entrance refers to the founding of a non-conformist sect in south Molton.


Grid Reference:SS 713 259
Map Sheet:SS72NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSouth Molton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH MOLTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS72NW/190
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 96961

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CHURCH (XVII to XXI - 1601 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

South Molton & District Archive Local History Society, 2000, South Molton Heritage Trail, 13 (Pamphlet). SDV61800.

Langmead House was the former congregational church built in 1834. The datestone of 1662 over the entrance refers to the founding of a non-conformist sect in south Molton. The church closed in 1986 and was converted into four apartments in 1998 and renamed Langmead House. Features retained include the original stained glass windows, diamond lead lights and wood panelling.

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

English Heritage, 2011, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV347072.

Dated 1605 on pediment, but this presumably remains from an earlier building on the site. The present building is Mid 19th century. Two storeys, stone rubble. Slate roof. Central pediment and cornice. Pilasters. Two round headed windows and central circular window. Pedimented porch with curved pediment. Spear railings with urns at regular intervals.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #97706 ]
SDV347072National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2011. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV61800Pamphlet: South Molton & District Archive Local History Society. 2000. South Molton Heritage Trail. A5 Paperback. 13.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 23 2011 9:41AM