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Remains of Chapel of St Mary Magdalene Situated Immediately to North of Church of St Margaret

A Grade II Listed Building in Swinton, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.4893 / 53°29'21"N

Longitude: -1.3199 / 1°19'11"W

OS Eastings: 445220

OS Northings: 399388

OS Grid: SK452993

Mapcode National: GBR MX72.1X

Mapcode Global: WHDD5.PKND

Entry Name: Remains of Chapel of St Mary Magdalene Situated Immediately to North of Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 11 December 1953

Last Amended: 21 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132779

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335536

Location: Rotherham, S64

County: Rotherham

Electoral Ward/Division: Swinton

Built-Up Area: Wath upon Dearne

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Swinton St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

(north side, off)

6/27 Remains of Chapel of
St. Mary Magdalene
11.12.53 situated immediately
to north of Church of
St. Margaret (formerly
listed as Base of two
Norman arches in corner
of Vicarage Field)


Remains of chapel. c1200, demolished 1815 and now incorporated in
church-yard wall. Ashlar sandstone with some limestone details; all
badly eroded. Jambs of chancel arch and of south doorway survive to
impost level set within L-shaped section of wall. Chancel arch: quoined
opening; each jamb with 2 orders of projecting half-round mouldings to
each side. Badly-weathered capitals. South doorway: fragmentary survival
of 2 orders of colonnettes flank moulded rib. Traces of zig-zag carving
to weathered capitals.

Listing NGR: SK4522099388

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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