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Chapel of St Mary Magdalene

A Grade I Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7803 / 54°46'48"N

Longitude: -1.5621 / 1°33'43"W

OS Eastings: 428263

OS Northings: 542904

OS Grid: NZ282429

Mapcode National: GBR KFJ5.L6

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.Z39Q

Plus Code: 9C6WQCJQ+45

Entry Name: Chapel of St Mary Magdalene

Listing Date: 6 May 1952

Last Amended: 10 March 1988

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159279

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110088

ID on this website: 101159279

Location: Gilesgate, County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Parish: City of Durham

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Durham St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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NZ 2842 NW, 11/40

CARRVILLE LINK ROAD (North side, off)

Chapel of St Mary Magdalene
(formerly listed in Magdalene Lane)




Hospital chapel. Founded C13; C14 east window in C15 rebuilding of chapel.
Coursed squared sandstone; roofless. Rectangular plan. One storey, two bays.
Massive west buttresses flank blank west front. East window a 2-centred arch;
tracery lost. Dripmould to this and to round-headed north door; south door
blocked. Interior has small aumbry high on south wall at east end.

Source: V.C.H. Durham III 1928, reprint 1968: 183.

A scheduled ancient monument.

Listing NGR: NZ2827042910

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