The 13th Century Forbury Chapel is a Scheduled Ancient Monument -List Entry Number:1007319, and a Grade II listed building in Leominster, Herefordshire. The building has many unique features and has served the local community for many different purposes over the last 800 years.

 

Entry Name: Forbury Chapel

Listing Date: 24 July 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270326

English Heritage Legacy ID: 459663

Listing Text:

LEOMINSTER

SO4959 CHURCH STREET
808-1/1/98 (North side)
24/07/54 Forbury Chapel

GV II

Formerly known as: No.17 Forbury Chapel CHURCH STREET.
Chapel, now hall. c1282, with later alterations. Stone rubble;


Welsh slate roof with crested ridge-tiles. Three C19(?) lancets with trefoil heads and single transom bars. Two C19(?) studded plank doors with ornate strap hinges, under chamfered pointed ashlar arches; 4 stepped buttresses. Right returned side: 3-light window in moulded ashlar pointed arch.
INTERIOR not inspected, but reported as containing late C15/C16 hammerbeam roof mostly hidden by C20 ceiling.
(RCHME: Herefordshire: 115 (3); Reeves, N C: The Town in the Marches: 42).


Listing NGR: SO4973059176

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