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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
Entry Name: Chapel to South West of Childerley Hall
Listing Date: 31 August 1962
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1163081
English Heritage Legacy ID: 51119
Location: Childerley, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB23
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
TL 36 SE CHILDERLEY
4/93 Chapel to
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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