Monument record M5597 - Chantry chapel of St Helens, Bingham


CHAPEL (Medieval to Tudor)


Grid reference SK 71000 39000 (point)
Map sheet SK73NW
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Bingham, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

The chantry chapel of St Helens was licensed in 1301 and 1307. Its present site is unknown, but the chantry certificate rolls of 1545 positioned it at 2000ft from the parish church in Bingham. (1) (2)
C 1300 Sir Richard de Bingham built for himself the chapel of St Helens and founded in it a chantry for masses to be celebrated there for his family. (3)
Noted by the Chantry Commissioners in 1546. (4)
Grid ref approx - not drawn on map.

<1> Thoroton Society, 1913, TTS, pp 60-1 (Published document). SNT339.

<2> Thoroton Society, 1942, TTS, p 72 (Published document). SNT359.

<3> Nottm Guardian, 02/01/1943, Nottm Guardian (Published document). SNT256.

<4> Nottm Guardian, 09/01/1943, Nottm Guardian (Published document). SNT258.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Published document: Thoroton Society. 1913. TTS. 17. pp 60-1.
  • <2> Published document: Thoroton Society. 1942. TTS. 46. p 72.
  • <3> Published document: Nottm Guardian. 02/01/1943. Nottm Guardian.
  • <4> Published document: Nottm Guardian. 09/01/1943. Nottm Guardian.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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