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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHAPEL AT CHIPCHASE CASTLE

List entry Number: 1044897

Location

CHAPEL AT CHIPCHASE CASTLE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
NorthumberlandUnitary AuthorityChollerton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 05-Sep-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 239571

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History

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Details

NY 87 NE CHOLLERTON CHIP CHASE

9/36 Chapel. at Chipchase Castle

GV I

Chapel. Medieval masonry. Largely rebuilt after 1735 for John Reed. South wall ashlar the rest dressed stone probably mainly remains of church described as ruinous in early C18. Single cell, 4-bays. Alternating rusticated quoins. West end has round-headed doorway in moulded surround with capitals and keystone. Round-headed west bellcotealso with moulded capitals and arch. Venetian east window in similar surround.

South wall has round windows with raised unmoulded jambs, arch and keystone; moulded impost string.

Gabled roof with coping and kneelers which at west end hold urns with emblems of Heron family.

Interior has similar mouldings round door and windows. Mid C18 fittings including box pews, reading desk and choir stalls with fluted pilasters. Pulpit with sounding-board elaborately carved with enriched panelling, Ionic pilasters and modillion cornice. Panelling behind flanked by full-height Corinthian pilasters. Soffit of sounding board has marquetry sun and relief carving of dove. Communion rails with turned balusters. Several good C18 and C19 wall tablets.

Listing NGR: NY8836075698

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National Grid Reference: NY 88360 75697

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