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Bedern Chapel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Guildhall, York

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Latitude: 53.9618 / 53°57'42"N

Longitude: -1.0792 / 1°4'45"W

OS Eastings: 460509

OS Northings: 452139

OS Grid: SE605521

Mapcode National: GBR NQXM.4K

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.DP95

Plus Code: 9C5WXW6C+P8

Entry Name: Bedern Chapel

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Last Amended: 14 March 1997

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259537

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462781

ID on this website: 101259537

Location: York, North Yorkshire, YO1

County: York

Electoral Ward/Division: Guildhall

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: York

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: York St Michael-le-Belfrey

Church of England Diocese: York

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1112-1/14/24 (South West side)
14/06/54 Bedern Chapel
(Formerly Listed as:
Fragment of the Bedern Chapel)


Formerly known as: St Peter's Chapel BEDERN.
Chapel of the College of Vicars Choral of York Minster; now
store room. 1252; altered in mid C14 and later; renovated and
re-roofed in late C20. Original building of magnesian
limestone ashlar and rubble; west gable wall rebuilt in red
brick in random bond with limestone quoins; pantile roof.
EXTERIOR: north front to street: 1-storey 4-bay front.
Entrance at western end through C20 door in chamfered opening
with 2-centred head. Windows are of 2- and 3-lights, blocked
below transoms and with square latticed glazing above:
diamond-section mullions largely renewed. East of centre
window is truncated concave niche. All openings have splayed
openings and sloping sills.
INTERIOR: east end: long rectangular recess with flat arch of
chamfered stones: reset scalloped capital and tapering
brackets in centre and at each end.
North side: at western end, doorway has square jambs and
chamfered flattened 2-centred rere-arch; above, to right,
quarter-round gallery corbel; at eastern end, remains of
aumbry with chamfered lintel.
South side: at eastern end, keel-moulded doorway with
2-centred head blocked on outside; at western end, remains of
blocked second door.
West end: blocked central doorway to right of blocked aumbry
in rebated surround. All window openings are splayed.
(City of York: RCHME: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 58-60).

Listing NGR: SE6050952139

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