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Roman Catholic Chapel
County Council (Unitary)
Northumberland County Council
SJ976976 (397573, 563253)
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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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