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HER Number:MDV7063
Name:CHAPEL in the Parish of Chivelstone


Chapel, Prawle. School, opened 1848.


Grid Reference:SX 780 364
Map Sheet:SX73NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishChivelstone
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishCHIVELSTONE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX73NE/15

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey, OS 25" (Cartographic). SDV848.

'Bible Christian Chapel' shown on OS 25" (1880s) map as a square building with a small L-shaped extension to the west. A 'Sunday School' is shown as two buildings to the northeast at SX78053644.

Thorne, R., 1975, The Last Bible Christians. Their Church in Devon in 1907, 62, 72 (Article in Serial). SDV15286.

Chapel, Prawle. School, opened 1848. Early chapels, built with limited funds, resembled farm buildings or cottages. Hipped roof, low square appearance. This chapel remains unchanged.

Catt, 2000, Untitled Source (Personal Comment). SDV154853.

Currently being coverted to a village hall.

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. 62, 72.
SDV154853Personal Comment: Catt. 2000.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25". OS 25".

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM