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HER Number:MDV9244
Name:Church House, Queen Street, Newton Abbot


Later 19th century chapel built in decorated gothic style, converted to offices in 1976.


Grid Reference:SX 862 713
Map Sheet:SX87SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNewton Abbot
Ecclesiastical ParishWOLBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX87SE/42

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CONGREGATIONAL CHAPEL (XIX - 1866 AD to 1866 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Congregational Chapel marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map.

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

Jubilee Chapel, Queen Street. School and house also. Opened in 1866, closed in 1965. Demolished. New chapel built on same site.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

Church House, Queen Street. Church, now offices. 1875, converted into offices 1976. Squared Devon limestone, slate roof. Gothic Revival Decorated style. Rectangular plan with a forward entrance tower flanked by lower and narrower wings. EXTERIOR: west tower in 3 stages: decorative quatrefoil oxidized copper bands and quoins to an octagonal slate spire; pierced parapet with diagonally-set finials to corners and sides; machicolation over 3-light louvred pointed-arched belfry openings, with loopholes below; gabled clasping buttresses flank 3-light traceried windows; a gabled pointed-arched doorcase has a quatrefoil to the tympanum. The flanking wings have 2-light windows and weathered corner buttresses and porches in returns with pointed arches and 2-light cusped-headed windows above. 5-bay returns with similar 2-light windows. INTERIOR: not inspected. Date listed: 22nd March 1983.

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.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #109551 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 14 2020 1:10PM