St James' Chapel, Lindsey

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St James' Chapel, north side

St James' Chapel is in the village of Lindsey, Suffolk, England. It was built in about 1250 and is a scheduled ancient monument.[1] The chapel is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade I listed building.[2]

The chapel is a substantial building constructed of flint, brick and stone. It has a tie beam roof covered with thatch. The chapel measures 29 feet (8.8 m) by 16 feet (4.9 m). Its height, from floor to roof plate, is 11 feet (3.4 m).[2]

History[edit]

The chapel originated as a chantry chapel for the nearby Lindsay Castle, all remains of which have now vanished apart from some low earthworks.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Historic England, "St James' Chapel, Lindsey (1006066)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 4 December 2013 
  2. ^ a b Historic England, "Chapel of St James, Lindsey (1351517)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 19 November 2013 
  3. ^ National Heritage information board at the property, October 2012

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