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Carnary Chapel, Norwich

Description: Carnary Chapel

Grade: I
Date Listed: 26 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 228976

OS Grid Reference: TG2338208898
OS Grid Coordinates: 623382, 308898
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6318, 1.2995

Location: Tombland, Norwich, Norfolk NR1 4DH

Locality: Norwich
Local Authority: Norwich City Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR1 4DH

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There is also a scheduled monument, Old Charnel House, The Close, 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

26.2.54. Carnary Chapel (formerly
listed as Chapel between
Nos. 69 and 70)
GV. I.
Chapel. Founded in 1316 by Bishop Salmon. Mason J. Ramsey, Stone with
plain-tile roof. 4 bays above 4-bay twin-aisled undercroft. Door to
undercroft at left-hand side with moulded 2-centre surround and 3 cusped
circular windows. 4 3-light proto-perpendicular windows with pointed
2-centre arched to chapel. Cusped niches with pointed arches and crocketed
finials on buttresses. Partly blocked east window with C19 intersecting
tracery. Polygonal angle-turrets in all but the north-west corner.
Scheduled as an Ancient Monument. See J. Harvey. The Perpendicular Style.

Listing NGR: TG2338208898

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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