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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: 1306210



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

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Crediton Hamlets

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-May-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 95161

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7/60 Chapel of St Luke


Small chapel. 1835 according to date plaque. Snecked, rock-faced Posbury volcanic stone with Salcombe and Beer stone dressings; slate roof. Gothic revival. Gable ended block housing nave and chancel under same roof, west porch and southern sacristy. West end has central gabled porch with moulded Salcombe stone arch with hoodmould, the gable has coping on kneelers with stone cross on apex. Flanking buttresses to main gable which is surmounted by octagonal Beer stone chimney shaft on a rectangular base with recessed panel containing the date 1835. Under the gable a small Beer stone niche with cinquefoil-heade arch and hoodmould used to house bell. 3-window south front, all Beer stone square-headed windows of 3 lights with cinquefoil heads and hoodmoulds with 4-leaf labels. Projecting coved eaves cornice. Gabled sacristy right of centre has Decorated arched gable window, 2- lights with hoodmould. Similar 4-light window in east end with Geometric tracery. 4 square-headed Beer stone windows to north similar to those on south. Plain interior of mostly C19 fittings. Flat ceiling and half dome over altar with moulded ribs and panels painted as night sky. Plain oak pews include smaller versions at the front for children. Oak altar rail on wrought iron supports with sroll brackets and spiral-twist centre sections. Carved oak reredos flanked by large tapestries depicting scenes from early life of Christ. East window contains stained glass, the Davis Memorial window of 1908 by H J Salisbury of London and St Albans. 3 of nave windows retain C19 leaded lights of small diamond quarries and rectangular frosted panes. Source: Devon C19 Church Project

Listing NGR: SX8131797657

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National Grid Reference: SX 81317 97657


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