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Latitude: 55.0756 / 55°4'32"N
Longitude: -2.1838 / 2°11'1"W
OS Eastings: 388360
OS Northings: 575697
OS Grid: NY883756
Mapcode National: GBR F96R.0B
Mapcode Global: WHB1R.FP9B
Entry Name: Chapel at Chipchase Castle
Listing Date: 5 September 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1044897
English Heritage Legacy ID: 239571
Location: Chollerton, Northumberland, NE48
Civil Parish: Chollerton
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Chollerton St Giles
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NY 87 NE CHOLLERTON CHIP CHASE
9/36 Chapel. at Chipchase
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
Listing NGR: NY8836075698
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