Dilston Chapel

Northumberland

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Roman Catholic Chapel

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

Northumberland County Council

Parish

Corbridge

Parliamentary Constituency

Hexham

Grid Reference

SJ976976 (397573, 563253)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.9638, -2.03791

Nearest Postcode

NE45 5RJ

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Notes

An early 17th century Roman Catholic chapel, re-roofed circa 1850. It is constructed from coursed rubble with roughly-shaped quoins and cut dressings and a stone slate roof (formerly lead). The chapel is of a simple rectangular plan with a narrower western stair turret. It is a rare example of a Post-reformation Recusant Chapel, traditionally said to have been built with finances raised from the Gunpowder Plot (1605). The chapel became Anglican from 1733. A Roman tombstone is built into the east wall.

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