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Chapel Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Meppershall, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0127 / 52°0'45"N

Longitude: -0.33 / 0°19'48"W

OS Eastings: 514706

OS Northings: 236236

OS Grid: TL147362

Mapcode National: GBR H51.TMC

Mapcode Global: VHGNC.7NCX

Entry Name: Chapel Farmhouse

Listing Date: 2 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312576

English Heritage Legacy ID: 37848

Location: Meppershall, Central Bedfordshire, SG17

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Meppershall

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Meppershall

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

Chapel Farmhouse


House. On site of the former monastic Grange belonging to Chicksands Priory.
Possibly with earlier core, building is late C18 (inscribed brick: "I.H. (or
1.S.?) 1786" with mid-C19 alterations and extensions. Red brick, with
vitrified headers to earlier part. Slate roofs, rear block hipped.
Principal block is of 2-room plan, 2 storeys and attics, with 2-storeyed block
and single-storeyed outbuildings added to rear. W elevation: RH part is
original, LH part is C19 addition. Earlier part has brick band at first
floor level. Ground and first floors each have 2 C19 tripartite sashes with
glazing bars, the LH ground floor one later and larger. First floor has
blind window to centre, narrower than other openings. Attic has 2 box
dormers. Below blind window is part-glazed door with rectangular fanlight
within C19 brick porch. Porch has round-headed arch, and pierced decorative
bargeboards. Red brick gable end stacks, one external, one integral.
Dentil cornice to eaves.

Listing NGR: TL1470636236

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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