Ruins of Church of St Etheldreda, Chesfield, Graveley - North Hertfordshire

Former C14 church of St Etheldreda, part demolished in 1750. Now a roofless ruin in a private garden. Unconsolidated flint rubble. Wall facing is being lost. A building survey was undertaken in 2017 to review condition, which continues to slowly deteriorate.

Ruins of Church of St Etheldreda, Chesfield, Graveley - North Hertfordshire
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Chesfield Church
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1003542
  • Local Planning Authority: North Hertfordshire
  • Site Type: Civil > Public building

Location

  • Building Name: Ruins of Church of St Etheldreda
  • Locality: Chesfield
  • County: Hertfordshire
  • District / Borough: North Hertfordshire
  • Parish: Graveley
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Hitchin and Harpenden
  • Region: East of England

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Private
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number(s): 1003542 and 1102564

Contact Details

Deborah Priddy 01223 582720

Next steps

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