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Roman Catholic Eyre Chapel (Behind Newbold Road)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chesterfield, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2516 / 53°15'5"N

Longitude: -1.4488 / 1°26'55"W

OS Eastings: 436874

OS Northings: 372868

OS Grid: SK368728

Mapcode National: GBR LZBV.43

Mapcode Global: WHDF8.QJ9N

Entry Name: Roman Catholic Eyre Chapel (Behind Newbold Road)

Listing Date: 13 March 1968

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1374497

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83423

Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41

County: Derbyshire

District: Chesterfield

Town: Chesterfield

Electoral Ward/Division: Brockwell

Built-Up Area: Chesterfield

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Newbold St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

In the entry for the following:

(South Side)
Roman Catholic Eyre
Chapel (behind Newbold

The description shall be amended to read:

Medieval and later - small rectangular chapel. Coursed stone rubble with stone
slate roof. Plain pinnacles on all four corners. Crocheted pinnacle on west
gable. No openings on north side. Two doors on south side, one with Tudor arch
and the other (priest's door) with low relief Norman carving in tympanum and
jambs bearing traces of moulding. 2 2-light Perpendicular flat-headed windows
with cusped light to south; similar windows to east and west. Raised stone
altar at east end. Five timber tie-beams, three with 15th Century carved
bosses. Former chapel of the Eyre family. Granted by James II for Roman
Catholic worship and sacked by protestant mob in 1688. Large stone cross in
burial ground surrounding the chapel commemorates its restoration in 1887 and
the re-internment in the Crypt beneath the stone flagged floor of 12 members of
Eyre family. Stone horse mounting block built into north east corner of
building. Restored completely in 1989 for communal use.

5169 (South Side)
Roman Catholic Eyre Chapel
(behind Newbold Road)
SK 37 SE 13/36 13.3.68.


Mediaeval and later. Small rectangular chapel of coursed stone rubble with stone
slate roof. Pinnacles crocketed over west door. 2 perpendicular windows at south
side, flat arched and mullioned with cusped lights but now bricked up. 2 doors
one with low relief Norman carving in tympanum, the other with Tudor arch. Formerly
the chapel of the Eyre family. Granted by James II for Roman Catholic worship
and sacked by a Protestant mob in 1688.

Listing NGR: SK3687472868

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