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Latitude: 52.0328 / 52°1'57"N
Longitude: -2.9883 / 2°59'17"W
OS Eastings: 332296
OS Northings: 237611
OS Grid: SO322376
Mapcode National: GBR F6.G5CH
Mapcode Global: VH788.551J
Entry Name: Urishay Chapel
Listing Date: 17 January 1949
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1099487
English Heritage Legacy ID: 153774
Location: Peterchurch, County of Herefordshire, HR2
County: County of Herefordshire
Civil Parish: Peterchurch
Traditional County: Herefordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
Church of England Parish: Peterchurch
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SO 33 NW PETERCHURCH CP
9/152 Urishay Chapel
Former private chapel. Early C12, extended late C12, with C16 and C17
alterations, restorations: 1911 and 1982/84. Rubble, stone slate roof.
Early C12 nave, chancel added late C12 replacing apse, nave ruinous, 1980's
rendered concrete block wall about one metre west of chancel arch. Chancel:
north wall: priest's door with semi-circular head, late C20 ledged door;
east end: probably early C16 window with 4-centred head; south wall: to east
a small window with semi-circular head, to west square-headed window, probably
C17. Nave: north wall: a narrow square-headed light, former semi-circular
head, at east of wall; south wall: probably C16 window with pointed head to
east end, south door at west end with semi-circular head; west wall: 2 single
light square-headed windows at different heights, probably C17, the north
window incorporating a reset lintel from a window of 2 square-headed lights.
Interior: chancel: remains in east wall of outer jambs of late C12 east window;
chancel arch a simple timber lintel, roof late C20. Fittings: nave retains
C19 font base; north door: decorative strap hinges and latch, C17. Medieval
altar slab with 5 consecration crosses. The chapel belonged to Urishay Castle,
which lies immediately to the south. In care of Friends of Friendless Churches.
Scheduled as an Ancient Monument. (RCHM 1, pp 211/212, no 2; Reid 1980, p 62.
Information from R Shoesmith).
Listing NGR: SO3229637611
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