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Description: Chapel of St Hubert
Date Listed: 13 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 233417
OS Grid Reference: SP8818170795
OS Grid Coordinates: 488181, 270795
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3282, -0.7074
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GREAT HARROWDEN THE SLIPS
SP8870 (North side)
14/137 Chapel of St. Hubert
Roman Catholic chapel. Dated 1905, south chapel 1924 for Lord Vaux. Limestone
ashlar with lead roof. Single-unit chapel with south chapel. Perpendicular
style, a copy of the Chantry Chapel at Higham Ferrers. South elevation of
3-window range of 3-light windows. 3-stage buttresses between windows
terminating as panelled and crocketted pinnacles. Castellated parapet with open
tracery. Shallow gabled roof. 2 lead rainwater heads in centre bay have heraldic
decoration. South chapel in similar style is single-storey, one-window range:
attached to eastern bay. 5-light east and west windows; with single-storey
vestry below east window with rainwater head dated 1905. North elevation similar
to south with small door at west end with moulded stone surround and 4-centred
head with initials A.M. and D.C. in spandrels. Interior: panelled in
Perpendicular style with scenes from St. Huberts life in the altar reredos.
South chapel has alabaster reredos depicting Jesus in the tomb. Stained glass: 3
east windows and south chapel window probably by Kempe. The chapel stands close
to Harrowden Hall (q.v.). Included for group value.
(The gardens and park are included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at
Listing NGR: SP8818170795
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Source: English Heritage
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