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Description: Chapel South West of Harlowbury in Grounds
Date Listed: 5 July 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 119524
OS Grid Reference: TL4772912056
OS Grid Coordinates: 547729, 212056
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7877, 0.1404
There is also a scheduled monument, Chapel at Harlowbury, 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.
5216 OLD ROAD
Chapel south-west of
Harlowbury in grounds
TL 41 SE 2/2 5.7.50
Norman Chapel, of circa 1170/80, plain and originally unbuttressed, with
3 windows in north, and south, walls, original windows in east and west,
gables. Built of rubble with dressings of Reigate clunch and brick with
some having bone set tiles. North door of 2 square orders with attached
nook shafts sectioned as painted rolls, water leaf capitals. Re-roofed
between circa 1300 and circa 1404 when desecrated and floored with timber
- for use as a granary. This later roof has good crown posts with carinated
fillets; the original system of roofing was late Saxon in method, for
which evidence, and 2 gable rafter-couples survive. (RCHM3).
Listing NGR: TL4772912056
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Source: English Heritage
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