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Braughing Chapel (Independent Free Church)

A Grade II Listed Building in Braughing, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9085 / 51°54'30"N

Longitude: 0.0256 / 0°1'32"E

OS Eastings: 539432

OS Northings: 225263

OS Grid: TL394252

Mapcode National: GBR LBV.79F

Mapcode Global: VHHLL.D9C9

Entry Name: Braughing Chapel (Independent Free Church)

Listing Date: 7 July 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102295

English Heritage Legacy ID: 161193

Location: Braughing, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG11

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Braughing

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Braughing

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

Braughing village
TL 3925 BRAUGHING FLEECE LANE
(north side)

9/20 Braughing Chapel
(Indpt. Free Church)
7.7.76

GV II

Chapel. Reputedly John Bunyan's preaching barn from Hitchin,
moved to Datchett and re-erected on present site 1762, by Samuel
Copperwheat a Free Church preacher. Plastered timber framing.
Steep tiled roof with gabled ends. Four bays between tie beams,
having the original principal rafters, purlins and collars. It
is not certain that the building was erected solely as a chapel,
it had two galleries, east and west, with the pulpit on the north
side, only the gallery at the west end remains. The interior was
stripped and re-arranged in the C19. The exterior is very plain.
Plastered walls. C19 and C20 windows high in walls. C20 gabled
south porch and C20 vestry. (Hertfordshire Countryside Jan 1979
p 16).


Listing NGR: TL3943225263

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