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Elston Chapel, Elston

Description: Elston Chapel

Grade: I
Date Listed: 25 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 241978

OS Grid Reference: SK7617148227
OS Grid Coordinates: 476241, 348270
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0263, -0.8647

Location: Old Chapel Lane, Elston, Nottinghamshire NG23 5NY

Locality: Elston
Local Authority: Newark and Sherwood District Council
County: Nottinghamshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG23 5NY

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Listing Text

SK 74 NE
(north side)
Elston Chapel
(formerly listed as
25.2.52 Old Chapel, Old Lane)

Former parish church, now vested in the redundant churches fund.
C12, C14, and C16. Coursed rubble, some ashlar. Plain tile
roofs. East chancel with remains of single crocketed ridge
finial. Chancel and nave. The west wall has 2 rectangular
lights with a single larger rectangular light with flush ashlar
quoin surround above. The north wall has a single C14 window
with 2 ogee arched and cusped lights with mouchettes under a flat
arch. To the left, in a slightly projecting bay is a single
pointed arched light. In the north chancel is a single 2 light
window with single stone mullion under a flat arch. The
buttressed east end is set on a plinth and has a single C14
window with 3 ogee arched and cusped lights and mouchettes under
a flat arch. Over is the date 1577. In the gable apex is a
fragment of a decoratively carved cross. The south chancel is
set on a shallow plinth and has a single C14 window with 2 ogee
arched and cusped lights and tracery under a flat arch, with
remains of a hood mould and human head label stops. The south
nave has a single similar window. The round arched south doorway
has an inner order of worn C12 zigzag to arch and jambs.
Interior has fragments of early C19 furnishings.

Listing NGR: SK7616848229

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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