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Chapel at Chipchase Castle

A Grade I Listed Building in Chollerton, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.0756 / 55°4'32"N

Longitude: -2.1838 / 2°11'1"W

OS Eastings: 388360

OS Northings: 575697

OS Grid: NY883756

Mapcode National: GBR F96R.0B

Mapcode Global: WHB1R.FP9B

Entry Name: Chapel at Chipchase Castle

Listing Date: 5 September 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044897

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239571

Location: Chollerton, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Chollerton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Chollerton St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


9/36 Chapel. at Chipchase


Chapel. Medieval masonry. Largely rebuilt after 1735 for John Reed. South
wall ashlar the rest dressed stone probably mainly remains of church described
as ruinous in early C18. Single cell, 4-bays. Alternating rusticated quoins.
West end has round-headed doorway in moulded surround with capitals and keystone.
Round-headed west bellcotealso with moulded capitals and arch. Venetian east
window in similar surround.

South wall has round windows with raised unmoulded jambs, arch and keystone;
moulded impost string.

Gabled roof with coping and kneelers which at west end hold urns with emblems
of Heron family.

Interior has similar mouldings round door and windows. Mid C18 fittings
including box pews, reading desk and choir stalls with fluted pilasters. Pulpit
with sounding-board elaborately carved with enriched panelling, Ionic pilasters
and modillion cornice. Panelling behind flanked by full-height Corinthian
pilasters. Soffit of sounding board has marquetry sun and relief carving of
dove. Communion rails with turned balusters. Several good C18 and C19 wall

Listing NGR: NY8836075698

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