Monument record M8094 - ORSTON CHAPEL AT STAUNTON


CHAPEL (Medieval to Georgian)


Grid reference SK 80519 43269 (point)
Map sheet SK84SW
District Newark
Civil Parish Staunton, Newark


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Orston Chapel was built in 1346 for that part of Staunton parish attached to Orston Church. It stood within and near the S wall of Staunton churchyard, and was destroyed in 1827. (1)
No remains identifiable as part of this chapel survive. At the extreme S end of the churchyard a scattering of stones can be seen through the grass and the graves in this area all post date the demolition. (2)
See M1389 for church.

<1> Thoroton Society, 1942, TTS, p 70 (Published document). SNT359.

<2> Seaman BH, 1972, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1251.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Published document: Thoroton Society. 1942. TTS. 46. p 70.
  • <2> Personal comment: Seaman BH. 1972. Pers Comm.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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