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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1106139



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: West Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Throwleigh

National Park: DARTMOOR

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Sep-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 94753

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SX 68 NE

THROWLEIGH Providence Methodist Chapel

GII Methodist chapel, originally Bible Christian.Dated 1839 and is said to have been built at the expense of R.D.Gay of nearby Providence Place. Plastered granite stone rubble lightly incised as ashlar; slate roof. Plan and description:Chapel with its side facing the road to the south-west.The entrance is under the gallery at the right (south-east) end and there are assembly rooms on the left end.The front of the chapel has a single tall window with pointed head containing a pattern of C20 leaded glass and there are two similar to rear.The roof is hipped each end. Doorway in right end with small gabled porch containing a C20 door above which there is a small lead plaque inscribed Bible Christian Chapel,1839.There is a similar porch left of the chapel to the assembly rooms with a sixteen-pane sash alongside to left. The roof of this section is lower and it is gable-ended. The end contains two round-headed windows containing Y-tracery glazing bars and there is another over the main chapel porch. Source: C Stell RCHM inventory of Non-Conformist Chapels (forthcoming)

Listing NGR: SX6751389311

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Stell, C, An Inventory of Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting Houses in South West England, (1991)

National Grid Reference: SX 67513 89311


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