URISHAY CHAPEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1099487
Date first listed:
17-Jan-1949
Statutory Address:
URISHAY CHAPEL

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Location

Statutory Address:
URISHAY CHAPEL

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Peterchurch
National Grid Reference:
SO 32296 37611

Details

SO 33 NW PETERCHURCH CP

9/152 Urishay Chapel

17/1/49 GV II*

Former private chapel. Early C12, extended late C12, with C16 and C17 alterations, restorations: 1911 and 1982/84. Rubble, stone slate roof. Early C12 nave, chancel added late C12 replacing apse, nave ruinous, 1980's rendered concrete block wall about one metre west of chancel arch. Chancel: north wall: priest's door with semi-circular head, late C20 ledged door; east end: probably early C16 window with 4-centred head; south wall: to east a small window with semi-circular head, to west square-headed window, probably C17. Nave: north wall: a narrow square-headed light, former semi-circular head, at east of wall; south wall: probably C16 window with pointed head to east end, south door at west end with semi-circular head; west wall: 2 single light square-headed windows at different heights, probably C17, the north window incorporating a reset lintel from a window of 2 square-headed lights. Interior: chancel: remains in east wall of outer jambs of late C12 east window; chancel arch a simple timber lintel, roof late C20. Fittings: nave retains C19 font base; north door: decorative strap hinges and latch, C17. Medieval altar slab with 5 consecration crosses. The chapel belonged to Urishay Castle, which lies immediately to the south. In care of Friends of Friendless Churches. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument. (RCHM 1, pp 211/212, no 2; Reid 1980, p 62. Information from R Shoesmith).

Listing NGR: SO3229637611

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
153774
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire I South West, (1931), 211-212

Legal

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

End of official listing

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