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Zoar Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Swaffham Prior, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.2578 / 52°15'28"N

Longitude: 0.3026 / 0°18'9"E

OS Eastings: 557257

OS Northings: 264680

OS Grid: TL572646

Mapcode National: GBR M88.KB1

Mapcode Global: VHHK0.6JB0

Entry Name: Zoar Chapel

Listing Date: 20 August 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200399

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350349

Location: Swaffham Prior, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB25

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Swaffham Prior

Built-Up Area: Swaffham Prior

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Swaffham Prior St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text


13/10003 Zoar Chapel


Baptist chapel. Dated 1821; extended later in C19. Plastered timber-frame with Flemish bond
gault brick SE front. Pantile roof with gabled ends; slate roof lean-to extension. Plan: Single
cell rectangular plan (20ft by 30ft) with entrance in SE end, and rostrum at NW end. Later in
C19 a lean-to extension was added on the SW side with a fireplace on the outer (SW) wall.
Exterior: 1 storey. Gabled SE brick front with central 2-centred arch doorway with fanlight
with V glazing bars and panelled door, large window to left and right with cambered brick
arches and panelled shutters and stone tablet above in gable "Zoar Chapel Erected 1821". Lean-
to on left with similar but smaller shuttered window and glazed and panelled door on extreme
left. NE side blind. NW end 2 casements with glazing bars in gable and 4-pane sash in lean-to
on right. Interior: Box pews and benches with shaped ends. Rostrum with splat balusters,
turned newels, moulded and wreathed rail and shaped back. Panelled dado. Roof ceiled. C19
wall memorials. C19 chimneypiece in lean-to extension.
Source: RCHM Cambs. Vol II p120 (3).

Listing NGR: TL5725764680

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