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Bardon Park Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Bardon, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7031 / 52°42'11"N

Longitude: -1.3221 / 1°19'19"W

OS Eastings: 445902

OS Northings: 311926

OS Grid: SK459119

Mapcode National: GBR 7K3.GK6

Mapcode Global: WHDJ1.NBM3

Entry Name: Bardon Park Chapel

Listing Date: 16 June 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271908

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468725

Location: Bardon, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE67

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Bardon

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Bardon Hil St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SK 41 SE BARDON SHAW LANE
(north, off)

52/4/10007 Bardon Park Chapel

II

United Reform Chapel. c1694, altered c1830, remodelled 1877, altered c1900. Local rubble stone partly rendered with red brick and ashlar dressings. Stone slate roofs and ashlar coped gable with brick dentilated eaves band. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. South front has central doorway with double plank doors and round-headed ashlar lintel with incised ashlar tympanum with roundel inscribed BARDON CHAPEL 1877. Either side single 2-light windows with wooden plate tracery, double chamfered cills and incised ashlar lintels. Above 3 round-headed windows each 2-light with wooden plate tracery and carved tympani with foliate decoration, linked by chamfered cill and double impost band. Above stepped gable has ashlar kneelers and sexfoil roundel in apex with iron finial. West front has central 2-light window flanked by single light windows with wooden plate tracery, above similar window arrangement. East front has similar fenestration to west front. North front has 2 tall 2-light round headed windows with plate tracery to lower lights.INTERIOR: late C17 wooden octagonal pulpit with raised and fielded panels and fluted Doric pilasters. Late C19 wooden reading desk and pews. Wooden panel fronted gallery to 3 sides supported on slender iron columns c1900. Beneath rear central pew the stump of an original Doric column which supported the original gallery. Wooden panel screen and doors to rear c1830. Slate monuments behind pulpit each to a former rector. The left monument to the Rev Jeremiah Dethick died 1796, and to the right to the Rev Thomas Willis Paterson died 1812. Roof has 1877 wooden structure with below surviving original late C17 roof trusses.

Listing NGR: SK4590211926

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