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Chapel Approximately 10 Metres South of the Prebendal

A Grade I Listed Building in Thame, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7515 / 51°45'5"N

Longitude: -0.9842 / 0°59'3"W

OS Eastings: 470219

OS Northings: 206360

OS Grid: SP702063

Mapcode National: GBR B0T.3ZF

Mapcode Global: VHDVF.W7KL

Entry Name: Chapel Approximately 10 Metres South of the Prebendal

Listing Date: 24 April 1951

Last Amended: 16 June 1988

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1180882

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248575

Location: Thame, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX9

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Thame

Built-Up Area: Thame

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Thame St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP7006SW (North-west side)
8/144 Chapel approx. 10m. S of the
24/04/51 Prebendal
(Formerly listed as Prebendal
(comprising House, Chapel and
block to west of Chapel, with
connecting wall)


Chapel. c.1250, restored 1910 and 1936-9. Uncoursed stone rubble with ashlar
stone dressings; old plain-tile roof. Early English style. 2-storey, 2-bay
range. Basket-arched doorway with plank door to right. 2 lancets to first floor.
East end: graduated triplet of lancets. Interior: reset piscina to ground floor.
Chapel to first floor approached by external C20 open wood staircase. Piscina
with shouldered arch to right of east window. East window has slender detached
shafts with stiff-leaf capitals. Single-framed coupled-rafter roof with braced
collars. History: a prebend was established c.1140 by the Bishop of Lincoln.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1979, p.812-4).

Listing NGR: SP7021906360

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