|Type of record:||Building|
|Name:||Bishop Renold's Chapel, The Close|
A late 17th century stone former chapel, now a library, with a small doorway on the extreme right, over which is a weathered coat of arms. It has re-used 14th century windows, possibly from Bishop Salmon's chapel that stood to the south.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 23492 08987|
|Parish:||NORWICH, NORWICH, NORFOLK|
Former chapel now library; 1661 to 1676; stone with plain tile roof.
North elevation: two bays, small door at extreme right with moulded two-centre arch and plain spandrels.
Badly weathered coat of arms above doorway. Re-used three-light windows with reticulated tracery and attached shafts with foliated capitals on jambs and mullions.
Information from (S1).
Reverend Armstrong in his Diary for 26 June 1857 said that the chapel had stucco work, Grecian ornament and a huge royal arms on the ceiling.
E. Rose (NLA), 20 August 1997.
The reused 14th century windows are suggested as coming from Bishop Salmon's chapel that stood to the south. (S2).
E. Rose, 19 December 2000.
- CHAPEL (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Sources and further reading
|<S1>||Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest. |
|<S2>||Article in monograph: Woodman, F. 1996. The Gothic Campaigns. Norwich Cathedral: Church, City and Diocese, 1096-1996. Atherton, I. et al (eds). pp 158-196. p 178. |
|Mon 227||Parent of: Bishop Renold's Chapel, The Close (Monument)|
|Site 376||Parent of: Bishop Renold's Chapel, The Close (Monument)|
|Mon 228||Parent of: Porch of Bishop Salmon's Hall (Monument)|
|Mon 1223||Part of: 9 Davey Place (Monument)|
|377||Part of: Cathedral Close (cathedral precinct) (Monument)|
|Mon 1459||Part of: Cathedral Precinct (Monument)|
|226||Part of: The Cathedral of the Holy and Undivided Trinity (Norwich Cathedral) (Building)|
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