Chapel of St Margaret, Alderwasley
Description: Chapel of St Margaret
Date Listed: 13 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 78969
OS Grid Reference: SK3238553421
OS Grid Coordinates: 432385, 353421
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0770, -1.5180
Location: Chapel Hill, Alderwasley, Derbyshire DE56 2RB
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PARISH OF ALDERWASLEY CHAPEL HILL
SK 35 SW
Chapel of St Margaret
Chapel, now village hall. Early C16, restored C20. Of massive coursed gritstone
with moulded copings to gables, moulded kneelers and a stone slated roof. South
elevation, asymmetrical, with 2-light recessed chamfer mullioned windows to centre,
and a blocked doorway to the east, with four-centred arch to lintel soffit and a
quoined chamfered surround beneath a dripmould. Further to east, 2-light chamfer
mullioned window with segmental arched heads to lights. West end has a double
doorway with a shouldered surround supporting a reset lintel with four-centred arch
to soffit, with floral motifs, and nail head ornament to margins. Slightly curved
dripmould above, with carved heads set at either end. Various other carved stones
set into masonry. Carved plaque of alabaster or similar material set behind glass
above blocked doorway. Set-off to masonry to east gable, and a tall 3-light
chamfer mullioned window with segmental arched heads, and a plain version of this
window to the gable apex.
Listing NGR: SK3238553421
Source: English Heritage
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