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HER Number:MDV76965
Name:Mortuary Chapel, Cullompton


Nonconformist mortuary chapel, one of two identical buildings in cemetery. Dated 1856.


Grid Reference:ST 016 074
Map Sheet:ST00NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCullompton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCULLOMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 95327

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MORTUARY CHAPEL (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Mortuary Chapel (Nonconformist)' marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map, the westernmost of two chapels in the cemetery.

English Heritage, 2010, Historic Houses Register (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV154869.

Former cemetery chapel now used for storage and one of an identical pair. 1856, probably by Edward Ashworth. Coursed rubble volcanic trap with Portland stone dressing, under slate gabled-end roof with crested ridge tiles. Three bays, each with two-light Decorated window, divided by buttresses with two set-offs; angle buttresses with two set-offs; double-chamfered west doorway with contemporary double doors, under vesica. Crosses to coping at gable apex; three-light east window. Some guttering with single gargoyle to each side. Interior: all furnishings removed; roof; principals, arch-braced cranked collars.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Jones-Lutescu, P, 2014, Land to the Northwest of Cullompton, Devon (Report - Assessment). SDV359834.

A historic environment assessment has been undertaken by AC archaeology during September and October 2014 as part of forthcoming planning applications for proposed mixed use development on c. 70 hectares of land to the northwest of Cullompton, Devon.

Nonconformist mortuary chapel, one of two identical buildings in cemetery. Dated 1856.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV154869List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2010. Historic Houses Register. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #103947 ]
SDV359834Report - Assessment: Jones-Lutescu, P. 2014. Land to the Northwest of Cullompton, Devon. AC Archaeology. ACD952/1/1. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV76966Part of: Cemetery, Tiverton Road, Cullompton (Monument)
MDV76964Related to: Mortuary Chapel, Cullompton Cemetery (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7113 - Historic Environment Asessment, Land to the Northwest of Cullompton, Devon (Ref: ACD952/1/1)

Date Last Edited:Oct 26 2016 10:12AM