FORMER CHAPEL NORTH OF HARBOUR HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1120959

Date first listed: 23-Feb-1987

Statutory Address: FORMER CHAPEL NORTH OF HARBOUR HOUSE, HOLMHILL LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER CHAPEL NORTH OF HARBOUR HOUSE, HOLMHILL LANE

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Kimblesworth and Plawsworth

National Grid Reference: NZ 28231 48317

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History

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Details

KIMBLESWORTH AND PLAWSWORTH HOLMHILL LANE NZ 24 NE (East side, off) 7/40 Former Chapel north of Harbour House II

Former manorial chapel. Possibly C13 with C17 alterations. Coursed rubble; roof covering removed. Small rectangular-plan chapel aligned east-west.

Single storey; divided into 3 bays by C19 roof structure. Large squared quoins and c.l.O-metre thick walls. C19 doorway, and lintel of a C17 2-light mullioned window with wide inner splay, in south wall. Blocked lancet, without head but with wide inner splay, in west gable end. Featureless north wall. East gable end has collapsed. Small square opening, possibly an aumbry, on inner wall of west gable end.

Ruinous at time of survey.

Historical notes: Licensed for the saying of Masses in 1432 by Bishop Langley; Ralph Corby, one of the Catholic English Martyrs, worshipped here c.1632-44; a trefoiled-headed lancet and a piscina were removed in mid C19. Probably the only surviving private manorial chapel in the County.

(R. Surtees, The History and Antiquities of the County Palatinate of Durham, Vol.IV, 1840)

Listing NGR: NZ2823148317

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 109383

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Sources

Books and journals
Surtees, R , The History and Antiquities of the County Palatinate of Durham, (1840)

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