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Ruins of Chapel of St Mary Magdalene at Marlin Chapel Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Northchurch, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7546 / 51°45'16"N

Longitude: -0.6065 / 0°36'23"W

OS Eastings: 496282

OS Northings: 207133

OS Grid: SP962071

Mapcode National: GBR F53.X28

Mapcode Global: VHFS3.F5Q7

Plus Code: 9C3XQ93V+V9

Entry Name: Ruins of Chapel of St Mary Magdalene at Marlin Chapel Farm

Listing Date: 14 May 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348471

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157758

Location: Northchurch, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP4

County: Hertfordshire

District: Dacorum

Civil Parish: Northchurch

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Northchurch

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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SP 90 NE (North side)

3/226 Ruins of Chapel of St Mary
14.5.52 Magdalene at Marlin Chapel Farm
(Formerly listed as ruins of
Chapel at Marlin Chapel Farm)


Chapel, now ruined. Probably C13. Flint with clunch dressings. A large
rectangular chapel orientated ENE by E standing beside a former ancient
roadway some 60m to W of moated manorial enclosure now occupied by
Marlin Chapel Farm. Each corner stands to about 5m and the rest only to
ground level. Chamfered stone plinth carried round diagonal corner
buttresses. Prominent open putlog holes. Fenced and overgrown.
VCH(1908)II 248 notes a late C13 charter of Sir Hugh de Broc augmenting
the endownment of his Chapel of Magdalene. (RCHM (1901)157 no.2:
Buckler dwg. 1828 in HRO).

Listing NGR: SP9628207133

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