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Chapel of Hospital of St John the Baptist

A Grade II* Listed Building in Duxford, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.1039 / 52°6'13"N

Longitude: 0.1668 / 0°10'0"E

OS Eastings: 548501

OS Northings: 247275

OS Grid: TL485472

Mapcode National: GBR MB1.10C

Mapcode Global: VHHKP.VD10

Entry Name: Chapel of Hospital of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 22 November 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128091

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52914

Location: Whittlesford, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB22

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Whittlesford

Built-Up Area: Station Road West, nr Duxford

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Duxford St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

2/84 Chapel of the
Hospital of St
22.11.67 John the Baptist
Chapel or hospital, founded by William de Colville (d.1230); C13, rebuilt
early C14, and restored by Ministry of Works 1947-54. Flint and pebble
rubble with limestone and clunch dressings. Rebuilt gable wall to west of
red brick and blocking to east window with inserted C20 fixed lights. Red
plain tiled roof (1985). Single storeyed, of five bays with undivided
chancel and nave. North elevation: Entrance to right hand with quarter-
round moulding to two-centred arched doorway (two similar doorways in south
elevation). Four single trefoiled-light windows with chamfered square arches
and pointed inner arches with shafted jambs and moulded caps and bases.
Diagonal buttresses of two stages to east gable wall with panelled corbels
and cross finial. Roofs, restored collar-rafter trusses with collar braces.
The hospital was suppressed in c.1548 and for some time used as a barn.
Scheduled Ancient Monument, in care of HBMCE.
Sayle, C.E. The Chapel of the Hospital of St John Duxford, PCAS VOL.10 p375
V.C.H., Vol. VI, p215
Pevsner. Buildings of England, p333

Listing NGR: TL4850147275

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