Eggleston Hall: Chapel of Ease

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Within the grounds of Eggleston Hall are the ruins of the former Chapel of Ease. There had been a Chapel of Ease on the site since 1539. Dating to the 18th century, the small church is constructed of irregular coursed sandstone and ashlar.

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The former chapel featured a three bay nave and three bay chancel each with round-headed central doorways.

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The private chapel was closed in 1868 with the roof stripped and used on other estate buildings.

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A surviving wall monument (below) features three cherubs heads carved in relief flanked by wide scroll brackets. The ruins of the chapel are Grade II Listed.

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