Chapel / Chapel Of St Mary

13 Jul 2000
Chapel, Warminster Road, Chitterne, West Wiltshire, Wiltshire, BA12 0LJ
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Chapel Of St Mary, Warminster Road, Chitterne, West Wiltshire, Wiltshire, BA12 0LJ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

CHITTERNE WARMINSTER ROAD ST 94 SE (north side) 4/27 Chapel of St Mary (formerly listed as "Chapel") 11.9.68 GV II* Chancel of partly demolished church, now mortuary chapel. Circa 1450. Limestone and flint chequers, tiled roof with alternate bands of plain or beaver tail tiles, coped verges. Chamfered plinth. West wall is rubble stone with hollow-chamfered pointed doorway, reset, planked door with strap hinges. South side has blocked Tudor-arched doorway with flanking 2-light square-headed window with Tudor-arched lights and hoodmoulds. Three-light Perpendicular east window with pointed hoodmould, three late C18 or early C19 wall tablets with pediments to Huntly and Wheeler families. North side has two square-headed 2-light windows same as on south side.

Interior: rendered walls, flagstone floors, plastered barrel- vaulted ceiling. The font and pulpit from this church were moved to Church of All Saints (q.v.) in 1860s when nave and tower demolished, but some fittings retained. C15 crocketed ogee-arched canopy in south east window, no longer with effigy. C17 communion table. C19 communion rail. Fragments of late Medieval stained glass, brought here from the demolished Medieval Church of All Saints. Two memorial tablets on west wall; stone tablet with floral drops and scrolled pediment with marble inscription panel to Samuel Biggs died 1789, stone tablet with reeded pilasters and moulded cornice to Ann Sanders died 1800. Following the demolition of the larger part of this church in 1860s, the chancel was retained as a mortuary chapel.

(Unpublished records of RCHM (E), Salisbury).

Listing NGR: ST9895743893


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0121 IOE Records taken by Antony Barrington-Brown; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Antony Barrington-Brown. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Barrington-Brown, Antony

Rights Holder: Barrington-Brown, Antony


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