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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: 1253716



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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Tawstock

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 437013

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TAWSTOCK HARRACOTT SS 52 NE 4/73 Harracott Chapel -

- II

Chapel, now converted to private dwelling. 1842. Roughly dressed stone rubble with ashlar dressings. Slate roofs with coped gable ends. Ashlar bell turret with bell at apex of west gable end. Uniform plan with short chancel, nave, low south and north transepts and west porch. Diagonal buttresses. All windows are pointed arched with rusticated ashlar surrounds, cusped headed lights and hoodmoulds. 3-light windows to east and west ends with stained glass intact. Infilled single light windows to chancel and 2- light windows flanking transepts on each side of nave with stained glass to the traceried heads. Pointed arched doorway to west porch with studded door with decorative strap hinges. Plaque above with verse from Psalm 127: "Except The Lord Build the House/Their Labour is But Lost that Built it". Built at the expense of Rev. Bourchier Wrey, as was the parsonage, now Harracott House (q.v).

Listing NGR: SS5603826456

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National Grid Reference: SS 56038 26456


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