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Chapel House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ipstones, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.046 / 53°2'45"N

Longitude: -1.9934 / 1°59'36"W

OS Eastings: 400536

OS Northings: 349862

OS Grid: SK005498

Mapcode National: GBR 25J.0TF

Mapcode Global: WHBCQ.BPZQ

Entry Name: Chapel House

Listing Date: 3 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038039

English Heritage Legacy ID: 274691

Location: Ipstones, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Ipstones

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Ipstones St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SK 04 NW
(south side)
10/199 Chapel House

- II

House, intended as a church but never completed as such. Circa 1790
by John Sneyd of Belmont Hall (q.v.). Coursed dressed and squared
stone; tiled roofs; side stack to east. West tower, nave and chancel
under continuous ridge. West tower: unfinished 3-stage buttresses to
2 stages of tower capped by pyramidal roof and 2 Y-tracery windows to
north side. Nave and chancel: fenestrated to west half with 3 windows,
block mullioned casements of full height with transom to left and in 2
tiers of 2 and one lights to right; east window pointed and labelled
of 4 lights with geometric tracery. Entrance to south. The 'church'
was built on the instigation of John Sneyd who had argued with the
incumbent of St Leonards (q.v.) and set out to construct his own church;
the altercation was settled before the building was complete and
presumably converted to a dwelling at that time.

Listing NGR: SK0053649862

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