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Chapel at St Bartholomew's Priory Farm

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sudbury, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.052 / 52°3'7"N

Longitude: 0.7273 / 0°43'38"E

OS Eastings: 587099

OS Northings: 242803

OS Grid: TL870428

Mapcode National: GBR QHB.BPJ

Mapcode Global: VHKF3.KPC8

Entry Name: Chapel at St Bartholomew's Priory Farm

Listing Date: 3 March 1952

Last Amended: 9 April 1990

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037546

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275913

Location: Sudbury, Babergh, Suffolk, CO10

County: Suffolk

District: Babergh

Civil Parish: Sudbury

Built-Up Area: Sudbury

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 24/01/2013

TL 84 SE 1/2

Chapel at St Bartholomew's, Priory Farm

(Formerly listed as Chapel of St Bartholomew, Bartholomew's Farm)


Chapel, now outbuilding. Early C15. Uncoursed flint rubble;
gabled old tile roof. Rectangular single-cell plan. Offset diagonal
corner buttresses and offset buttress to centre of 2-bay north and south eleva-
tions. Most window tracery has been lost. Moulded Tudor-arched
architraves to east window, which has remains of cusped Perpendicular
tracery to head; hood moulds with head stops over moulded 2-centred
arched windows to north and south, with remains of cusped Perpendicular
tracery to heads; hood mould over ancient studded door Set in moulded
2-centred architrave to west of south elevation; moulded Tudor-arched
architrave to west window, which has Cl9 brick to head. Interior:
complete trussed rafter roof of uniform scantling with no longitudinal
support. History: this chapel served the cell or grange of the Benedictine
Westminster Abbey, in existence on this site from 1115 to 1538; there is also a
C14 barn (q.v.) and post-dissolution farmhouse on the site; the prior's lodging
was demolished in 1779.
(C F D Sperling, A Short History of Sudbury, 1896)

Listing NGR: TL8709942803

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