Downicarey Methodist Church And Schoolroom Adjoining At South East

7 Jun 2005
Downicarey Methodist Church And Schoolroom Adjoining At South East, Ashwater, Torridge, Devon
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

BROADWOODWIDGER SX 39 SE 5/28 Downicarey Methodist Church and - schoolroom adjoining at south east GV II Methodist church and adjoining schoolroom. Stone rubble with slate roofs gabled at ends, the schoolroom adjoining at the left has a rendered chimney at the left end.

Unusually small church and schoolroom, the church with Gothic style windows. Single storey, the schoolroom with a lower roof and a separate entrance. 2-bay chapel with a small gabled porch to the left with a doorway on the right return and a blocked pointed window to the front with an eared architrave picked out in paint. To the right of the porch a 3-light pointed window with glazing bars has an eared shouldered architrave picked out in paint. 2 similar rear windows to the chapel. The schoolroom is entered on the front at the right and has one 3-light casement with 3 panes per light to the left with a shouldered painted architrave.

Interior The roof trusses of the chapel are early C19 with a tie beam and queen struts with pendants above curved braces that spring from a moulded wallplate. A simple rostrum has blind Gothic arcading and is flanked by arcaded rails.

Rectangular bench ends. A circular central ventilator in the ceiling has an outer plaster moulding.

Listing NGR: SX3705190151


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0990 IOE Records taken by Barbara Hilton; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Dr Barbara Hilton. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Hilton, Barbara

Rights Holder: Hilton, Barbara


Rubble, Slate, Stone, Georgian Methodist Chapel, Victorian Religious Ritual And Funerary, Nonconformist Chapel, Chapel, Place Of Worship, Schoolroom, Education