Former Chapel to Bradwell Abbey, Bradwell Abbey / Bradwell - Milton Keynes (UA)

Former chapel. C14, altered C18. Rubble stone, old tile roof. West elevation with doorway with moulded C14 door arch below a 3- light window. Short diagonal buttresses to each corner. Notable wall paintings c1330-1340, restored. Originally attached to the west wall of a church of a Priory founded here in 1155. Suffering from water ingress. Temporary scaffold and covering in place. A Heritage at Risk grant application has been received by Historic England for the investigation/ development phase of permanent repairs.

Former Chapel to Bradwell Abbey, Bradwell Abbey / Bradwell - Milton Keynes (UA)
© Milton Keynes Council

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Bradwell Abbey: a Benedictine priory, chapel and fishpond
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1009540
  • Local Planning Authority: Milton Keynes (UA)
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Chapel


  • Building Name: Former Chapel to Bradwell Abbey
  • Unitary Authority: Milton Keynes (UA)
  • Parish: Bradwell Abbey / Bradwell
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Milton Keynes North
  • Region: South East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Ownership: Local authority
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument, 5 LBs

Contact Details

Nicola Lauder 01483 252074

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England