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Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SW 59235 35191


GWINEAR-GWITHIAN SW 53 NE 4/1 Deveral Chapel

- II Methodist chapel. Reputedly opened circa 1793-4, extended circa late C19. Rendered rubble and possibly cob. Grouted scantle slate roof at front (east) and asbestos slate at rear with brick chimney over the left-hand gable end and polygonal scantle slate roof with cast-iron ogee gutters over porch adjoining the right-hand gable end. Plan: Rectangular aisle-less plan chapel with entrance at the south (ritual west) end. Extended circa late C19 with a vestry at the north end and a porch at the south end. Exterior: single storey. Original part, right has 2 windows at front and rear with doorway in the middle of the right-hand (south) gable end. C19 vestry on the left with 1 window at the front and doorway at the rear with original 4-panel door and overlight. Main doorway in front wall of porch has original C19 4-panel door with 2-pane overlight. The windows are C19 12-pane hornless sashes. Interior: has box pews stepped up slightly to the south in front of which is a space formerly occupied by benches (Christopher Stell). Claimed to be the oldest Methodist chapel still in use in Cornwall (Christopher Stell). Sources: An Inventory of non-conformist chapels by Christopher Stell RCHM.

Listing NGR: SW5923535191


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


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

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