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Chapel Approximately 10 Metres South of the Prebendal, Thame

Description: Chapel Approximately 10 Metres South of the Prebendal

Grade: I
Date Listed: 24 April 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 248575

OS Grid Reference: SP7021906359
OS Grid Coordinates: 470219, 206359
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7515, -0.9842

Location: 16 Priestend, Thame, Oxfordshire OX9 2AE

Locality: Thame
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX9 2AE

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Listing Text

SP7006SW (North-west side)
8/144 Chapel approx. 10m. S of the
24/04/51 Prebendal
(Formerly listed as Prebendal
(comprising House, Chapel and
block to west of Chapel, with
connecting wall)


Chapel. c.1250, restored 1910 and 1936-9. Uncoursed stone rubble with ashlar
stone dressings; old plain-tile roof. Early English style. 2-storey, 2-bay
range. Basket-arched doorway with plank door to right. 2 lancets to first floor.
East end: graduated triplet of lancets. Interior: reset piscina to ground floor.
Chapel to first floor approached by external C20 open wood staircase. Piscina
with shouldered arch to right of east window. East window has slender detached
shafts with stiff-leaf capitals. Single-framed coupled-rafter roof with braced
collars. History: a prebend was established c.1140 by the Bishop of Lincoln.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1979, p.812-4).

Listing NGR: SP7021906360

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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