SO6856 : Norman chapel interior (1), Lower Brockhampton, Herefordshire

taken 3 years ago, near to Bromyard Downs, Herefordshire, Great Britain

Norman chapel interior (1), Lower Brockhampton, Herefordshire
Norman chapel interior (1), Lower Brockhampton, Herefordshire
This is the first image on Geograph to show the inside of the 12th century chapel. The perpendicular east window seen here is a little later, 13th century. The chapel, which became redundant for religious purposes when a new chapel was built about a kilometre away SO6854 : Brockhampton Chapel, Herefordshire in the late 18th century, is listed Grade II* LinkExternal link Now a romantic ruin, it was probably used as late as the 1980s for storage purposes.
Lower Brockhampton
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The Brockhampton Estate centred on Lower Brockhampton is a National Trust property and has been since 1946 when it was bequeathed to the Trust by the last owner Colonel John Lutley. It was and remains a working farm and the ancient buildings were occupied as late as the 1980s. The two main buildings are the farmhouse and the gatehouse which date to the 14th and 16th centuries respectively. In 2010 the farmhouse was comprehensively restored following earlier restoration and repair programmes in 1871, 1947 and the 1990s LinkExternal link

The gatehouse has also recently been restored.

The third building of interest is the ruin of a Norman chapel used for storage purposes from the late 18th century until the 1980s.

The farmhouse is listed Grade I LinkExternal link as is the gatehouse LinkExternal link

The chapel is Grade II* LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Sunday, 28 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 2 October, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Chapel 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 687 560 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:12.0963N 2:27.5463W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 687 560
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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