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Foundations of St Bertelin's Chapel Immediately West of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Stafford, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.8062 / 52°48'22"N

Longitude: -2.1186 / 2°7'7"W

OS Eastings: 392100

OS Northings: 323185

OS Grid: SJ921231

Mapcode National: GBR 16X.55V

Mapcode Global: WHBDT.FQCL

Entry Name: Foundations of St Bertelin's Chapel Immediately West of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 17 December 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195366

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384036

Location: Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

Town: Stafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Forebridge

Built-Up Area: Stafford

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Stafford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


590-1/10/85 (West side)
17/12/71 Foundations of St Bertelin's Chapel
immediately west of Church of St


Foundations of shrine chapel. C11 with much later Medieval
rebuilding; demolished 1801; excavated 1954. Ground plan laid
out in dressed stone indicating small nave and narrower
chancel; former entrance to church of St Mary blocked To the
centre a replica of a ?cross found during excavation of an
earlier wooden structure on the site. St Bertelin was an C8
hermit, claimed as the founder of Stafford, whose shrine was a
place of pilgrimage throughout the Middle Ages.
(Victoria County History of Staffordshire: Greenslade MW: A
History of Stafford (taken from VCH): London: 1979-: 238,
241-2; Fisher MJ M.A. Rev: A Guide to St Mary's: Stafford: 17,

Listing NGR: SJ9209823184

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