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Chapel Attached to Cookhill Priory, Cookhill

Description: Chapel Attached to Cookhill Priory

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 July 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 148364

OS Grid Reference: SP0536557288
OS Grid Coordinates: 405365, 257288
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2138, -1.9229

Location: Cookhill, Worcestershire B49 5LB

Locality: Cookhill
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: B49 5LB

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There is also a scheduled monument, Cookshill Nunnery, 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.

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Listing Text


6/90 Chapel attached to
Cookhill Priory

Chapel. Early C15, remodelled 1783. Rendered sandstone and brick, hipped
slate roof. Aligned east/west, the north and east walls retaining medieval
fabric, Gothick style, crenellated parapet. East wall blind; north wall:
two segmental 2-centred openings with Y-tracery, render to east end removed
revealing a trefoil-headed piscina; west wall: segmental 2-centred headed
entrance with quatrefoil above. Interior reported to have the splayed jambs
of blocked east window, in which is set an early C15 alabaster bas-relief
of the Virgin; in north wall the east respond of an arcade. (VCH 3, p 419-429;
BOE; p 123; P Reid, 1908, Burke's and Savill's Guide to Country Houses, Vol II,
Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, London, p 198).

Listing NGR: SP0536557288

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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