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Great Humby Chapel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ropsley and Humby, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 52.8791 / 52°52'44"N

Longitude: -0.5049 / 0°30'17"W

OS Eastings: 500710

OS Northings: 332338

OS Grid: TF007323

Mapcode National: GBR FS0.K4Z

Mapcode Global: WHGKR.6WTP

Plus Code: 9C4XVFHW+J2

Entry Name: Great Humby Chapel

Listing Date: 20 September 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253290

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436460

Location: Ropsley and Humby, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG33

County: Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Ropsley and Humby

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Old Somerby

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Chapel of Ease to Old Somerby and private chapel to the now demolished
Great Humby Hall. Originally built c.1680's but rebuilt 1754 and with
minor alterations in 1876 and 1980. Ashlar with slate roof and stone
coped gables. Single cell nave chapel with western bell cote. Plinth.
South side has plain door with very low 4 centre arch with moulded surround
and raised keystone, two 3-light tall cavetto moulded mullioned windows.
North and East sides each have a single similar window. The bell turret
has stone coped gable with finial and timber louvres to bell chamber. Interior
refitted in 1876 with pews and lectern. C14 octagonal font with panels of
traceried design. In the 1980 restoration the ceiling was removed and roof
exposed. A faculty was granted in 1754 for the chapel to be completely
rebuilt by Hotchkin, exactly as it was but reduced in size from 41 x 17 feet
to 30 x 15 feet.

Source: Basil Clarke: xxx/49

Listing NGR: TF0071032338

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