WALPOLE OLD CHAPEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1030448
Date first listed:
07-Dec-1966
Statutory Address:
WALPOLE OLD CHAPEL, HALESWORTH ROAD, WALPOLE, HALESWORTH, IP19 9AZ

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Location

Statutory Address:
WALPOLE OLD CHAPEL, HALESWORTH ROAD, WALPOLE, HALESWORTH, IP19 9AZ

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Suffolk
District:
Suffolk Coastal (District Authority)
Parish:
Walpole
National Grid Reference:
TM 37352 75161

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 22/06/2017

TM 37 NE 3/129

WALPOLE HALESWORTH ROAD Walpole Old Chapel

(Formerly listed as Congregational Chapel)

7.12.66

II* Congregational chapel, the core built originally as a dwelling. Probably mid C16 core, said to have been first used as a chapel in 1647; extended to rear c.1700. Timber framed and plastered, some red brick casing to the left hand gable end; double-span roof, mainly plaintiled. Two windows, various mullioned casements; Two four-panel doors. To the right hand gable end is a good C16 seven-light moulded mullioned window with carved lintel, and to the left hand gable end a further mullioned window with diamond-leaded glass. At the rear are two large semi-circular headed windows of c.1700 with square-leaded panes; some of the glass is original. The valley roof is supported internally by three circular timber columns (Two of them in two stages), said to be ships' masts. There is a tiered gallery on three sides supported on square columns and on one side by two barley sugar wrought iron posts. Brick floor. The furnishings and fittings are largely late C18/early C19. Good hexagonal pulpit, the tester with an ogee roof with a ball finial; C18 six-branched candalabrum; panelled entrance lobbies. Eleven box pews on the ground floor, the remaining seating comprising simple benches.

Listing NGR: TM3735275161

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
286148
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 02 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/07075/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Gordon Dunmore. Source Historic England Archive
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