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Norman Cottage Chapel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Blockley, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 52.0194 / 52°1'9"N

Longitude: -1.7081 / 1°42'29"W

OS Eastings: 420126

OS Northings: 235707

OS Grid: SP201357

Mapcode National: GBR 4NY.6ZJ

Mapcode Global: VHBYS.BHVR

Entry Name: Norman Cottage Chapel

Listing Date: 26 August 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153040

English Heritage Legacy ID: 126757

Location: Blockley, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL56

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Blockley

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Blockley St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


Norman Cottage Chapel

C12 village church altered in mediaeval period and later converted into 2 cottages;
now one.

Externally: in 2 parts, rubble with tiled roofs, coped verges to East and over former
chancel arch.

Left hand part: single storey and attic, gabled dormer with 2-light mullion window
with drip; 3-light similar window on ground floor; gabled return to West is later

Right hand part: 2 storeys, coursed rubble; 2 windows, C19 with segmental heads;
lean-to over porch.

Interior altered as cottages, chancel (right hand part) has large inserted fireplace
with wooden lintel and with an upper lintel supported by former eaves corbels(!).

The original plan and shape is easily appreciated: 2 bay chancel with a (shortened)
2 bay nave; pointed chancel arch on slightly earlier looking C12 imposts and one
scallop cap for a nook shaft (removed) in former position of stairs. 'Nave' has
2 cruck trusses with later purlins and wind-braces. 'Chancel' has a (?) C15
arch-braced truss.

Several other features survive including a small round headed C12 window with
monolithic head.

Listing NGR: SP2012635707

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

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