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Latitude: 52.8811 / 52°52'52"N
Longitude: 0.8534 / 0°51'12"E
OS Eastings: 592095
OS Northings: 335333
OS Grid: TF920353
Mapcode National: GBR R6S.6LJ
Mapcode Global: WHLQY.2VM3
Entry Name: The Slipper Chapel
Listing Date: 6 March 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1170439
English Heritage Legacy ID: 223507
Location: Barsham, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR22
District: North Norfolk
Civil Parish: Barsham
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Walsingham Little St Mary and All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
TF 93 NW
HOUGHTON ST GILES,
The Slipper Chapel
Chapel. Roman Catholic. Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham. Mid C14 style. Decorated
wayside chapel, restored 1904 by Thomas Garner, architect, and re-opened for regular
worship in 1934. Flint walls with stone dressings and tiled roof of (Stone slates).
West front with diagonally set buttresses, door and two niches; decorated 3-light
window above with tracery inside recticulated framing, flanked by ogee headed niches
with C20 statues; gable with central niches and two diagonally placed turrets.
Fleuron-banded parapets to returns, with on south two 2-light Decorated windows. West
window and west gable of 1904. Interior of three bays with restored C15 Perpendicular
type arched braced roof. Furnishings mainly of 1934 by Miss Lillian Dagless, under
the direction of Monseigneur Squirrel : the pedestal and spirelet to the statue (of
1954), altar and reredos. East window 1954 by Geoffrey Webb, Comper style and
colouring. Arched tester over the altar. Corridor to north with sacristy and Chapel
of the Holy Ghost (1938). Monseigneur Bruno Scott-James as architect; stone altar
with gilt reredos; tester removed.
Listing NGR: TF9209535333
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