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Lynch Chapel of Ease, Selworthy

Description: Lynch Chapel of Ease

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 265550

OS Grid Reference: SS9003647648
OS Grid Coordinates: 290036, 147648
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2174, -3.5759

Location: Selworthy, Somerset TA24 8HH

Locality: Selworthy
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA24 8HH

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Listing Text


23/136 Lynch Chapel of Ease



Anglican chapel. Circa 1530 restored 1880 and porch added c1904. Random rubble lias, diagonal buttresses, chamfered
plinth, slate roof, coped verges, decorative ridge tiles. Single cell, nave and chancel, south porch. South front:
gabled single storey porch added in memory of Henry Goddard, died 1904, triple lancet on west front, chamfered
4-centred arch inner doorway, C19 door, 2-light window under hoodmould to right, east window of 2 x 4 lights largely
rebuilt, north front 2-light window and blocked 4-centred arch doorway, similar blocked doorway at west end. Interior:
painted rubble. Renewed ribbed open wagon roof, ceiled over sanctuary. West end singing gallery constructed from old
pews in 1930 by Mr W H R Blacking. Panelled dado, ogee headed piscina and 2 brackets for statues flanking altar.
(Photograph in NMR),

Listing NGR: SS9003247644

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Source: English Heritage

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