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Chapel to South West of Childerley Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Childerley, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2355 / 52°14'7"N

Longitude: -0.0163 / 0°0'58"W

OS Eastings: 535557

OS Northings: 261549

OS Grid: TL355615

Mapcode National: GBR K5D.W44

Mapcode Global: VHGMK.N2QM

Plus Code: 9C4X6XPM+5F

Entry Name: Chapel to South West of Childerley Hall

Listing Date: 31 August 1962

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163081

English Heritage Legacy ID: 51119

Location: Childerley Hall, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB23

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Childerley

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Caldecote St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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4/93 Chapel to
south-west of
31.8.62 childerley Hall


Chapel. Early C17 possibly built for the fourth Sir John Cutts (d.1615), and
said to have been consecrated by Bishop Heaton (1600-1609). Restored mid C19
and late C20. Local red brick, and later brick repairs with clunch and
limestone dressings. Plain tile roofs. Originally single storeyed with a
gallery; two storey wing to north, possibly for priest's lodgings with
entrance facing east and with two C17 clunch windows. Gabled facade facing
east with diagonal buttress to left hand, and restored window of seven-lights
in four-centred arch with inserted panelled and studded door below. (Cole's
drawing shows original window and condition of chapel). Rebuilt rear stack,
and reduced and capped side stack. Interior: Five late C15 roof trusses
with ogee moulding, reused possibly from the hall in C19 reconstruction with
C17 style carved jewel-stops. The chapel was used as a smoking room in the
C19, and later as a cottage.

Wm. Coles MS. Brit Library and C.R.O.
Pelhan. Watercolour CAS Collection
Country Life, Vol. CXLVI
R.C.H.M. West Cambs., p44, mon.1 Plate 76
Pevsner. Buildings of England, p320

Listing NGR: TL3555761549

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