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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1102295



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

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Braughing

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Jul-1976

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 161193

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Braughing village TL 3925 BRAUGHING FLEECE LANE (north side)

9/20 Braughing Chapel (Indpt. Free Church) 7.7.76


Chapel. Reputedly John Bunyan's preaching barn from Hitchin, moved to Datchett and re-erected on present site 1762, by Samuel Copperwheat a Free Church preacher. Plastered timber framing. Steep tiled roof with gabled ends. Four bays between tie beams, having the original principal rafters, purlins and collars. It is not certain that the building was erected solely as a chapel, it had two galleries, east and west, with the pulpit on the north side, only the gallery at the west end remains. The interior was stripped and re-arranged in the C19. The exterior is very plain. Plastered walls. C19 and C20 windows high in walls. C20 gabled south porch and C20 vestry. (Hertfordshire Countryside Jan 1979 p 16).

Listing NGR: TL3943225263

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Hertfordshire Countryside' in January, (1979), 16

National Grid Reference: TL 39432 25263


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