CHAPEL OF HOSPITAL OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1128091

Date first listed: 22-Nov-1967

Statutory Address: CHAPEL OF HOSPITAL OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, WHITTLESFORD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: CHAPEL OF HOSPITAL OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, WHITTLESFORD ROAD

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire (District Authority)

Parish: Duxford

National Grid Reference: TL 48501 47275

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TL 4847 DUXFORD WHITTLESFORD ROAD 2/84 Chapel of the Hospital of St 22.11.67 John the Baptist GV II* Chapel or hospital, founded by William de Colville (d.1230); C13, rebuilt early C14, and restored by Ministry of Works 1947-54. Flint and pebble rubble with limestone and clunch dressings. Rebuilt gable wall to west of red brick and blocking to east window with inserted C20 fixed lights. Red plain tiled roof (1985). Single storeyed, of five bays with undivided chancel and nave. North elevation: Entrance to right hand with quarter- round moulding to two-centred arched doorway (two similar doorways in south elevation). Four single trefoiled-light windows with chamfered square arches and pointed inner arches with shafted jambs and moulded caps and bases. Diagonal buttresses of two stages to east gable wall with panelled corbels and cross finial. Roofs, restored collar-rafter trusses with collar braces. The hospital was suppressed in c.1548 and for some time used as a barn. Scheduled Ancient Monument, in care of HBMCE. Sayle, C.E. The Chapel of the Hospital of St John Duxford, PCAS VOL.10 p375 V.C.H., Vol. VI, p215 Pevsner. Buildings of England, p333

Listing NGR: TL4850147275

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 52914

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Cambridgeshire, (1954), 333
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, (1978), 215
'Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society' in Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society, , Vol. 10, (), 375

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