CHAPEL OF ST MICHAEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206749
Date first listed:
20-Nov-1952
Statutory Address:
CHAPEL OF ST MICHAEL, CHAPEL HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHAPEL OF ST MICHAEL, CHAPEL HILL

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

District:
Torbay (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SX 90308 65093

Details

TORQUAY

SX9065 CHAPEL HILL, Torre 885-1/10/452 CHAPEL OF ST MICHAEL 20/11/52

II

Anglican chapel (disused). Probably C13 or C14. Local grey limestone rubble with some red sandstone dressings; stone slate roof. PLAN: Small aisleless chapel, spectacularly sited above the sheer side of Chapel Hill. Doorway on south side. EXTERIOR: Very plain. The east end has a segmental-headed window opening (unglazed). One slit window on the south side, which has a segmental-headed arched doorway with red sandstone voussoirs and the stub walls of a former porch. North side windowless. West end wall thicker to the bottom with a slit window in the gable end wall. Impressively massive stone slate roof. INTERIOR: The floor is uneven bedrock. Stone pointed-barrel vaulted roof. A medieval chapel about which little is recorded. Suggested date tentative. Unusual roof construction for the region. The interior was scaffolded at time of survey.

Listing NGR: SX9030865093

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
390544
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08341/33
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