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The Slipper Chapel, Barsham

Description: The Slipper Chapel

Grade: I
Date Listed: 6 March 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 223507

OS Grid Reference: TF9208335316
OS Grid Coordinates: 592083, 335316
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8810, 0.8532

Location: Gray's Lane, Barsham, Norfolk NR22 6AL

Locality: Barsham
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR22 6AL

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Listing Text

6.3.59 The Slipper Chapel


Chapel. Roman Catholic. Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham. Mid C14 style. Decorated
wayside chapel, restored 1904 by Thomas Garner, architect, and re-opened for regular
worship in 1934. Flint walls with stone dressings and tiled roof of (Stone slates).
West front with diagonally set buttresses, door and two niches; decorated 3-light
window above with tracery inside recticulated framing, flanked by ogee headed niches
with C20 statues; gable with central niches and two diagonally placed turrets.
Fleuron-banded parapets to returns, with on south two 2-light Decorated windows. West
window and west gable of 1904. Interior of three bays with restored C15 Perpendicular
type arched braced roof. Furnishings mainly of 1934 by Miss Lillian Dagless, under
the direction of Monseigneur Squirrel : the pedestal and spirelet to the statue (of
1954), altar and reredos. East window 1954 by Geoffrey Webb, Comper style and
colouring. Arched tester over the altar. Corridor to north with sacristy and Chapel
of the Holy Ghost (1938). Monseigneur Bruno Scott-James as architect; stone altar
with gilt reredos; tester removed.

Listing NGR: TF9208335316

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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