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Ruins of Lady Chapel on North Bank of River Wansbeck, Pegswood

Description: Ruins of Lady Chapel on North Bank of River Wansbeck

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 238957

OS Grid Reference: NZ2214886025
OS Grid Coordinates: 422148, 586025
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1680, -1.6538

Location: Pegswood, Northumberland NE61 6NT

Locality: Pegswood
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE61 6NT

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Listing Text

NZ 28 NW NZ 22148620
2/42 Ruins of Lady Chapel
on north bank of
River Wansbeck
Chapel, mid C14 probably rebuilt in later C15. Squared stone with cut dressings.
Single cell, only c.7 x 4 metres internally. Walls survive up to 4 courses high;
jambs of doorway, with drawbar hole, in centre of west end. Carved shield with
arms of Ogle and Bertram quartering Kirkby, removed in early C19 to Bothal
Castle, imply construction by Robert 1st Lord Ogle (d.1363). C18 engravings
show some late C15 features.

(Relief shield with bearings carved on rock face 12 metres north-east of the
chapel probably carved by a Morpeth curate early in C19).

Rev. J. Hodgson, History of Northumberland Part II Vol. II (1832) p.108.

Listing NGR: NZ2214886025

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Source: English Heritage

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