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The Slipper Chapel

A Grade I Listed Building in Barsham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8811 / 52°52'52"N

Longitude: 0.8534 / 0°51'12"E

OS Eastings: 592095

OS Northings: 335333

OS Grid: TF920353

Mapcode National: GBR R6S.6LJ

Mapcode Global: WHLQY.2VM3

Entry Name: The Slipper Chapel

Listing Date: 6 March 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170439

English Heritage Legacy ID: 223507

Location: Barsham, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR22

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Barsham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Walsingham Little St Mary and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TF 93 NW
2/20


BARSHAM,
HOUGHTON ST GILES,
The Slipper Chapel

6.3.59

I


Chapel. Roman Catholic. Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham. Mid C14 style. Decorated
wayside chapel, restored 1904 by Thomas Garner, architect, and re-opened for regular
worship in 1934. Flint walls with stone dressings and tiled roof of (Stone slates).
West front with diagonally set buttresses, door and two niches; decorated 3-light
window above with tracery inside recticulated framing, flanked by ogee headed niches
with C20 statues; gable with central niches and two diagonally placed turrets.
Fleuron-banded parapets to returns, with on south two 2-light Decorated windows. West
window and west gable of 1904. Interior of three bays with restored C15 Perpendicular
type arched braced roof. Furnishings mainly of 1934 by Miss Lillian Dagless, under
the direction of Monseigneur Squirrel : the pedestal and spirelet to the statue (of
1954), altar and reredos. East window 1954 by Geoffrey Webb, Comper style and
colouring. Arched tester over the altar. Corridor to north with sacristy and Chapel
of the Holy Ghost (1938). Monseigneur Bruno Scott-James as architect; stone altar
with gilt reredos; tester removed.


Listing NGR: TF9209535333

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