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Latitude: 51.9085 / 51°54'30"N
Longitude: 0.0256 / 0°1'32"E
OS Eastings: 539432
OS Northings: 225263
OS Grid: TL394252
Mapcode National: GBR LBV.79F
Mapcode Global: VHHLL.D9C9
Entry Name: Braughing Chapel (Independent Free Church)
Listing Date: 7 July 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1102295
English Heritage Legacy ID: 161193
Location: Braughing, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG11
District: East Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Braughing
Built-Up Area: Braughing
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Braughing
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 3925 BRAUGHING FLEECE LANE
9/20 Braughing Chapel
(Indpt. Free Church)
Chapel. Reputedly John Bunyan's preaching barn from Hitchin,
moved to Datchett and re-erected on present site 1762, by Samuel
Copperwheat a Free Church preacher. Plastered timber framing.
Steep tiled roof with gabled ends. Four bays between tie beams,
having the original principal rafters, purlins and collars. It
is not certain that the building was erected solely as a chapel,
it had two galleries, east and west, with the pulpit on the north
side, only the gallery at the west end remains. The interior was
stripped and re-arranged in the C19. The exterior is very plain.
Plastered walls. C19 and C20 windows high in walls. C20 gabled
south porch and C20 vestry. (Hertfordshire Countryside Jan 1979
Listing NGR: TL3943225263
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