23 Bristol Street / 23-29 Bristol Street / St Helens / St Helens Chapel

Date:
19 Aug 1999
Location:
23 Bristol Street, Malmesbury, North Wiltshire, Wiltshire, SN16 0AZ
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23-29 Bristol Street, Malmesbury, North Wiltshire, Wiltshire, SN16 0AZ
St Helens, Bristol Street, Malmesbury, North Wiltshire, Wiltshire, SN16 0AZ
St Helens Chapel, Bristol Street, Malmesbury, North Wiltshire, Wiltshire, SN16 0AZ
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IOE01/00251/06
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

MALMESBURY

ST9286 BRISTOL STREET 758-1/2/26 (North side) 01/07/76 No.23

GV II*

Formerly known as: Nos.23-29 BRISTOL STREET. Chapel, now house. C10/early C11, remodelled late C17. Limestone rubble and long and short quoins, stone slate roof and brick gable stacks. One-cell chapel with central entrance to front remodelled as single-room plan house. 2 storeys and attic; 1-window range. Timber lintels to right-hand C20 porch and door, irregular dressings to C20 casements, the ground-floor one in the former doorway, and gabled eaves dormer. Right-hand gable includes an S-inscribed kneeler. INTERIOR: details include a late C17 blocked fireplace with chamfered bressumer, winder stair to attic, which has a 2-bay C17 roof with butt purlins. HISTORICAL NOTE: Moffat mentions a house called St Helen's "on the spot where formerly stood St Helen's Chapel" in Bristol Street. A remarkable survival.



Listing NGR: ST9297787410

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Williams_G IOE Records for Williams, G; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr G Williams. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Williams, G

Rights Holder: Williams, G

Keywords

Limestone, Rubble, Stone, Early Medieval Chapel, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Place Of Worship, House, Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling