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HER Number:MDV7001
Name:Methodist Church, South Zeal

Summary

Originally built as the Bible Christian Chapel this tall building on an elevated site is a dominant feature on the edge of the settlement, as well as part of the social history of South Zeal.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 654 934
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SE/48

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BIBLE CHRISTIAN CHAPEL (XIX - 1866 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'Bible Christian Chapel' shown on the late 19th century historic map.


Ordnance Survey, 1953-1969, 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial (Cartographic). SDV352727.

'Methodist Church' shown on the 1950s-60s historic map.


Thorne, R., 1975, The Last Bible Christians. Their Church in Devon in 1907, 72 (Article in Serial). SDV15286.

Ebenezer Chapel, Shelley Hill, South Zeal. School. Opened 1866.


South Tawton Parish Council, 1984, South Tawton Heritage Trail (Pamphlet). SDV240657.


Dartmoor National Park Authority, 2011, South Zeal Conservation Area Character Appraisal, 24, figure 21 (Report - Assessment). SDV359517.

Methodist Chapel: Unlisted
Originally built as the Bible Christian Chapel this tall building on an elevated site is a dominant feature on the edge of the settlement, as well as part of the social history of South Zeal.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Methodist church is depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV15286Article in Serial: Thorne, R.. 1975. The Last Bible Christians. Their Church in Devon in 1907. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 107. A5 Paperback. 72.
SDV240657Pamphlet: South Tawton Parish Council. 1984. South Tawton Heritage Trail. Unknown.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV352727Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953-1969. 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial. Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #99281 ]
SDV359517Report - Assessment: Dartmoor National Park Authority. 2011. South Zeal Conservation Area Character Appraisal. Dartmoor National Park Authority Report. Digital. 24, figure 21.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 11 2016 2:27PM