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Brearton Chapel, Brearton

Description: Brearton Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331507

OS Grid Reference: SE3235461025
OS Grid Coordinates: 432354, 461025
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0442, -1.5074

Location: Low Moor Lane, Brearton, North Yorkshire HG3 3BX

Locality: Brearton
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG3 3BX

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Listing Text

SE 36 SW (south side)

2/4 Brearton Chapel


Chapel. 1836. For Thomas Duncombe of Copgrove. Magnesian limestone,
gritstone dressings, purple slate roof. Shallow plinth. 3 bays with
entrance at west gable end and bellcote above. 4 steps up to paired 2-panel
doors under ogee door-head with hoodmould. Central stonework projects
slightly and is carried up as a shallow pilaster to the gabled bellcote
which has a crocketted finial. 3 flat-headed windows of paired cusped
lights under a square hoodmould to north and south sides; similar 3-light
east window. Chamfered eaves cornice, shaped kneelers and gable copings;
short corniced stack at east end. Interior: 3 steps down in north-east
corner to a partitioned-off vestry room which has a small fireplace with
plain surround against the east wall. Reading desk and pulpit in the south-
east corner. Small octagonal font in south-west corner. 4 roof trusses
with alternating plain and cusped timberwork. A wooden notice above the
west door records that the chapel was erected in 1836 and contained 150
sittings, the minister was Aaron Manby and the Chapel Warden was Frances

Listing NGR: SE3235461025

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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