Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1305359

Date first listed: 14-Oct-1987



Ordnance survey map of METHODIST CHURCH
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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: North Devon (District Authority)

Parish: Witheridge

National Grid Reference: SS 80418 14460


WITHERIDGE WEST STREET (south side), SS 81 SW Witheridge 9/100 Methodist Church - GV II Chapel. Main part with a datestone to the gable face: "1839". Addition a schoolroom with a datestone on the gable face: "1900". Main part of rubble, rendered and scribed to resemble ashlar, gabled slate roof with wide eaves bracketted on the gable face, addition of snecked rubble-gabled slate roof. Plan and development: rectangular chapel with a lean-to porch added to the front, Sunday-school wing added at right angles to the front. Exterior: main entrance front with a late C19 segmental-headed opening, 9-pane fixed light casement on first floor. Porch on ground floor with a lean-to corrugated iron roof, 2 lancets with stained glass, semi-circular head door opening, plank door. Addition at right angles to tnis main range of 2 storeys square-headed and semi-circular head multi-pane windows. Interior: was refitted in the late C19 with pine pews, pulpit on a dais, readers and balustrading in a simple but well executed style. The schoolroom with a late C19 chimneypiece with cast-iron grate; late C19 joinery including doors and surrounds. Main hall with an ornamental plaster ceiling centre and a painted text to wall.

Listing NGR: SS8041814460


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

Legacy System number: 97509

Legacy System: LBS

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