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Chipstead Chapel, Chevening

Description: Chipstead Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 February 1994
English Heritage Building ID: 449211

OS Grid Reference: TQ5018056133
OS Grid Coordinates: 550180, 156133
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2845, 0.1521

Location: 38 High Street, Chevening, Kent TN13 2RN

Locality: Chevening
Local Authority: Sevenoaks District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN13 2RN

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-

(south side)

3/10008 Chipstead Chapel


Former Non-Conformist chapel, latterly used for storage. Early C17 or earlier timber-framed
building of which the roof and rear wall survive, embedded in mid C19 chapel. Three sides are
rendered with incised lines to imitate masonry, the rear elevation is timber-framed with plaster
infill on brick plinth. Steeply-pitched roof with courses of plain and pointed tiles and fretted
wooden bargeboards. Front elevation has 2 round-headed windows with moulded architraves
and marginal glazing. Central doorcase with cornice and paired end brackets. End elevation has
2 blocked round-headed windows and roundel to gable with cross in quatrefoil. Internally, 3
walls have no timber-framing visible but the roof structure is reported to be oak of queen post
or strut construction with heavy projecting rafters laid flat and of a large section.

Listing NGR: TQ5018056133

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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