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Chapel of St.mary Magdalene, Durham

Description: Chapel of St.mary Magdalene

Grade: I
Date Listed: 6 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 110088

OS Grid Reference: NZ2826342903
OS Grid Coordinates: 428263, 542903
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7802, -1.5621

Location: A690, Durham DH1 1SY

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 1SY

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There is also a scheduled monument, Chapel of St Mary Magdalene, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

NZ 2842 NW (North side, off)

11/40 Chapel of St. Mary
6/5/52 Magdalene (formerly
listed in Magdalene Lane)


Hospital chapel. Founded C13; C14 east window in C15 rebuilding of chapel.
Coursed squared sandstone; roofless. Rectangular plan. One storey, 2 bays.
Massive west buttresses flank blank west front. East window a 2-centred arch;
tracery lost. Dripmould to this and to round-headed north door; south door
blocked. Interior has small aumbry high on south wall at east end.

Source: V.C.H. Durham III 1928, reprint 1968: 183.

A scheduled ancient monument.

Listing NGR: NZ2827042910

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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