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Remains of Chapel of St Mary Magdalene Situated Immediately to North of Church of St Margaret, Swinton

Description: Remains of Chapel of St Mary Magdalene Situated Immediately to North of Church of St Margaret

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 335536

OS Grid Reference: SK4522099388
OS Grid Coordinates: 445220, 399388
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4893, -1.3199

Location: 12 Church Close, Rotherham S64 8DJ

Locality: Swinton
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S64 8DJ

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Listing Text

(north side, off)

6/27 Remains of Chapel of
St. Mary Magdalene
11.12.53 situated immediately
to north of Church of
St. Margaret (formerly
listed as Base of two
Norman arches in corner
of Vicarage Field)


Remains of chapel. c1200, demolished 1815 and now incorporated in
church-yard wall. Ashlar sandstone with some limestone details; all
badly eroded. Jambs of chancel arch and of south doorway survive to
impost level set within L-shaped section of wall. Chancel arch: quoined
opening; each jamb with 2 orders of projecting half-round mouldings to
each side. Badly-weathered capitals. South doorway: fragmentary survival
of 2 orders of colonnettes flank moulded rib. Traces of zig-zag carving
to weathered capitals.

Listing NGR: SK4522099388

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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