Monument record M8879 - Brinsley Hall Chapel


CHAPEL? (Medieval)


Grid reference SK 45320 49270 (point)
Map sheet SK44NE
District Broxtowe
Civil Parish Brinsley, Broxtowe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Adjoining the building (Brinsley Hall Farmhouse) is an ancient Catholic chapel dedicated to St Chad. Human bones, skulls etc have been frequently dug up in the orchard. (1) (2)
Manorial history of Brinsley - no mention of hall or chapel. (3)
A farm building has always been associated locally with the chapel. Nothing is known of the site of the burials. The farm building identified with the chapel is a C18 brick barn ... no real trace of the chapel could be found in the area of the farmhouse. (4)
See M5174 and M8880 for associated monuments.

<1> Goodall W, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT719.

<2> Brooke?, 1861, Brooke's Gaz of the County of Nottingham (Published document). SNT524.

<3> Baron von Hube R, 1901, Griseleia; Snotingscire, pp 49- (Published document). SNT455.

<4> Woodhouse WC, 1959, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1437.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Personal comment: Goodall W. Pers Comm.
  • <2> Published document: Brooke?. 1861. Brooke's Gaz of the County of Nottingham.
  • <3> Published document: Baron von Hube R. 1901. Griseleia; Snotingscire. pp 49-.
  • <4> Personal comment: Woodhouse WC. 1959. Pers Comm.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

Comments and Feedback

Do you have any questions or more information about this record? Please feel free to comment below with your name and email address. All comments are submitted to the website maintainers for moderation, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible. Comments, questions and answers that may be helpful to other users will be retained and displayed along with the name you supply. The email address you supply will never be displayed or shared.