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Chapel South West of Harlowbury in Grounds

A Grade I Listed Building in Old Harlow, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7877 / 51°47'15"N

Longitude: 0.1404 / 0°8'25"E

OS Eastings: 547729

OS Northings: 212056

OS Grid: TL477120

Mapcode National: GBR LDC.SD6

Mapcode Global: VHHM7.DB3F

Entry Name: Chapel South West of Harlowbury in Grounds

Listing Date: 5 July 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1111694

English Heritage Legacy ID: 119524

Location: Harlow, Essex, CM17

County: Essex

District: Harlow

Town: Harlow

Electoral Ward/Division: Old Harlow

Built-Up Area: Harlow

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Harlow St Mary and St Hugh with St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

Chapel south-west of
Harlowbury in grounds
TL 41 SE 2/2 5.7.50
Norman Chapel, of circa 1170/80, plain and originally unbuttressed, with
3 windows in north, and south, walls, original windows in east and west,
gables. Built of rubble with dressings of Reigate clunch and brick with
some having bone set tiles. North door of 2 square orders with attached
nook shafts sectioned as painted rolls, water leaf capitals. Re-roofed
between circa 1300 and circa 1404 when desecrated and floored with timber
- for use as a granary. This later roof has good crown posts with carinated
fillets; the original system of roofing was late Saxon in method, for
which evidence, and 2 gable rafter-couples survive. (RCHM3).

Listing NGR: TL4772912056

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