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St Helens Chapel Cottage and Remains of St Helens Chapel to East

A Grade II Listed Building in Croyde, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.129 / 51°7'44"N

Longitude: -4.2256 / 4°13'32"W

OS Eastings: 244362

OS Northings: 138994

OS Grid: SS443389

Mapcode National: GBR KH.95BQ

Mapcode Global: VH3Q0.PWYC

Entry Name: St Helens Chapel Cottage and Remains of St Helens Chapel to East

Listing Date: 25 February 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162161

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98383

Location: Georgeham, North Devon, Devon, EX33

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Georgeham

Built-Up Area: Croyde

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Georgeham St George

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 43 NW GEORGEHAM HOBBS HILL (south-east side),
Croyde
6/129 St Helens Chapel Cottage and
- remains of St Helens Chapel to
25.2.65 east
GV II

Former chapel and adjoining Cottage, now one dwelling and chapel remains. Medieval
chapel restored C20, cottage to west end of Chapel built in 1906. Chapel of rubble
stone, cottage of rubble stone and cob whitewashed rendered with stacks to each end
of tiled roof. Chapel roof plain tiled with gable end to inhabited portion.
Chapel 1½ storeys to inhabited part. 2-storey cottage has 3-window south front of
C20 2-light casements and C20 gabled porch and 2 short buttresses at right end of
front. Pointed arch window to north side of chapel with dressed stone jambs and
voussoirs, each voussoirs, each voussoir scratched on the inner face with a letter
forming inscription ICHABOD. Early scratch sundial over 3-light window to south.
Chapel has 3 closely spaced raised crucks with 2 tiers of threaded purlins,
morticed collars and yokes and with angled chamfers to the soffits in the curve of
each blade. The exposed cruck truss at the gable end has a false collar formed
from the lower sections of a similar pair at cruck blades, sawn off and set
horizontally in the wall to join at the centre. C20 joinery in present east gable
end. Ruins of chapel extend east, partly rebuilt at upper end with a crenellated
parapet. False four-centred arch to entrance on north side and slit windows on
each side wall with deep chamfer to inner faces. The Chapel is said to have C12
origins.


Listing NGR: SS4436238994

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