Record Details

NHER Number:19804
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of chantry chapel of St Mary the Virgin

Summary

It is known that a chantry chapel dedicated to St Mary the Virgin was present during the later medieval period in the old parish of Walpole St Andrew. It was endowed in 1411, and had a guild hall in 1508. It was disused and sold off in 1545, and seized by the Crown in 1550. The exact location and the later history of this building are unknown.

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Location

Parish:WALPOLE CROSS KEYS, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK
WALPOLE, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Endowed 1411. In disuse and sold off 1545, seized by crown 1550. Had a guildhall in 1508. Later history and location unknown.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 6 December 1983.

Previously recorded under the old civil parish of Walpole St Andrew.

Monument Types

  • CHAPEL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1411 AD? to 1545 AD)
  • GUILDHALL (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1411 AD? to 1545 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Newspaper Article: Woodgate, G.M.G. (Ely and Wisbech Advertiser). 23 March 193.

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