Building record M1441 - Elston Chapel


CHAPEL (Medieval to Mid-20th Century)


Grid reference Centred SK 76245 48269 (17m by 10m)
Map sheet SK74NE
District Newark
Civil Parish Elston, Newark


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Nave and slightly lower chancel. S wall with Norman masonry and … doorway. Windows C14. Interior of c.1820. Traces of C18 wall paintings. (2)
Still roofed, but derelict. (3)
Unrestored interior with box pews, squires pew, W gallery, pulpit and hat pegs. (4)
Named 'Stoke Chapel'. (5)
Tradition said that at one time it stood at Stoke, near the spot at present occupied by the vicarage. The date 1577 occurred on a stone over the east window, [possibly] … the date at which the chapel was removed and rebuilt. It might … have formed part of the hospital at Stoke, a religious foundation … which was disestablished shortly before the date mentioned. (6)

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.

1 colour print, 20/21 (neg F39/5), SMR

Listed buildings slides, (Photograph). SNT2648.

<1> DOE (HHR), --/10/1964, Newark Rural District - Provisional List, p 4 (Published document). SNT636.

<2> Pevsner N, 1979, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire 2nd ed., p 121 (Monograph). SNT4.

<3> Seaman BH, 1972, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1251.

<4> DOE, Listed Building Description (Published document). SNT626.

<5> Sanderson G, 1835, 20 miles around Mansfield - 2 in (Map). SNT48.

<6> Thoroton Society, 1900, TTS, p 31-2 (Published document). SNT1600.

Sources/Archives (8)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • --- Photograph: Listed buildings slides. .
  • <1> Published document: DOE (HHR). --/10/1964. Newark Rural District - Provisional List. p 4 .
  • <2> Monograph: Pevsner N. 1979. The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire 2nd ed.. Penguin. p 121.
  • <3> Personal comment: Seaman BH. 1972. Pers Comm.
  • <4> Published document: DOE. Listed Building Description.
  • <5> Map: Sanderson G. 1835. 20 miles around Mansfield - 2 in.
  • <6> Published document: Thoroton Society. 1900. TTS. 4. p 31-2.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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