Nonconformist Chapel

10 Sep 1999
Nonconformist Chapel, Landkey, North Devon, Devon, EX32 0JL
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

LANDKEY LANDKEY NEWLAND SS 53 SE 7/116 Nonconformist Chapel


Wesleyan Methodist Chapel. 1868 by A Lauder of Barnstaple. Snecked stone rubble with ashlar dressings. Slate roof with crested ridge tiles, coped gable ends and apex finial at west end. Rectangular on plan. Single storey with galleried west end. 3-window range to north and south sides with plate tracery to the 2 round- lobed trefoil-headed lights in pointed arched openings with quatrefoils to the tympanums. Flanking buttresses, that to easternmost end on north side breaks around Gothick pointed arched doorway with deeply recessed plank door. Plate tracery to pointed arched east window incorporating cinquefoil centre encircled by quatrefoils and roundels in style of rose window with quatrefoils to each side at the base and trefoiled head, all containing patterned stained glass. West end has diagonal corner buttresses, the left side incorporating foundation stone, with blind mouchette traceried gablets to the heads of the offsets flanking 3 grouped pointed arched openings, the central doorway arch supported on colonnettes with foliated capitals, the outer openings blind to the springing level with quatrefoils above to the traceried head. Central plank door of 2 leaves with foliated strap hinges. Large pointed arched west window above of 5 cinquefoil headed lights with quatrefoils to the heads of the 2 outer lights and 3 quatrefoils to the rose above the centre light. The pointed arched hoodmould is returned at the end to continue round to the splayed corners of the chapel with a short raised parapet at the south-west corner.

Interior C19 furnishings largely intact including rostrum flanked by organ galleries and west galleries and west gallery. 4 principal trusses and 2.gable end trusses with straight principals supported on wall plates pierced with quatrefoil and arch braces springing from foliated stone corbels with pierced trefoils to the cusped soffit blades.

Listing NGR: SS5956531168


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0003 IOE Records taken by L E Abbott; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr L.E. Abbott. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Abbott, L.E.

Rights Holder: Abbott, L.E.


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