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Providence Methodist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Throwleigh, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6883 / 50°41'17"N

Longitude: -3.8769 / 3°52'36"W

OS Eastings: 267513

OS Northings: 89311

OS Grid: SX675893

Mapcode National: GBR Q8.JZTR

Mapcode Global: FRA 27R8.5G2

Entry Name: Providence Methodist Chapel

Listing Date: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106139

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94753

Location: Throwleigh, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Throwleigh

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Throwleigh St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 68 NE
3/221 Providence Methodist Chapel


Methodist chapel, originally Bible Christian. Dated 1839 and is said to have been
built at the expense of R. D. Gay of nearby Providence Place. Plastered granite
stone rubble lightly incised as ashlar; slate roof.
Plan and description: Chapel with its side facing the road to the south-west. The
entrance is under the gallery at the right (south-east) end and there are assembly
rooms on the left end. The front of the chapel has a single tall window with
pointed head containing a pattern of C20 leaded glass and there are 2 similar to
rear. The roof is hipped each end. Doorway in right end with small gabled porch
containing a C20 door above which there is a small lead plaque inscribed Bible
Christian Chapel, 1839. There is a similar porch left of the chapel to the assembly
rooms with a 16-pane sash alongside to left. The roof of this section is lower and
it is gable-ended. The end contains 2 round-headed windows containing Y-tracery
glazing bars and there is another over the main chapel porch.
Source: C Stell RCHM inventory of Non-Conformist Chapels (forthcoming)

Listing NGR: SX6751389311

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