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Ruins of Chapel of St Mary Magdalene at Marlin Chapel Farm, Northchurch

Description: Ruins of Chapel of St Mary Magdalene at Marlin Chapel Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 157758

OS Grid Reference: SP9628207133
OS Grid Coordinates: 496282, 207133
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7546, -0.6065

Location: St Leonards, Buckinghamshire HP4 3UQ

Locality: Northchurch
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP4 3UQ

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Listing Text

SP 90 NE (North side)

3/226 Ruins of Chapel of St Mary
14.5.52 Magdalene at Marlin Chapel Farm
(Formerly listed as ruins of
Chapel at Marlin Chapel Farm)


Chapel, now ruined. Probably C13. Flint with clunch dressings. A large
rectangular chapel orientated ENE by E standing beside a former ancient
roadway some 60m to W of moated manorial enclosure now occupied by
Marlin Chapel Farm. Each corner stands to about 5m and the rest only to
ground level. Chamfered stone plinth carried round diagonal corner
buttresses. Prominent open putlog holes. Fenced and overgrown.
VCH(1908)II 248 notes a late C13 charter of Sir Hugh de Broc augmenting
the endownment of his Chapel of Magdalene. (RCHM (1901)157 no.2:
Buckler dwg. 1828 in HRO).

Listing NGR: SP9628207133

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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