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© Mr Gordon Dunmore

IoE Number: 286148
Location: CONGREGATIONAL CHAPEL, HALESWORTH ROAD
  WALPOLE, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mr Gordon Dunmore
Date Photographed: 02 September 2002
Date listed: 07 December 1966
Date of last amendment: 07 December 1966
Grade II*

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TM 37 NEWALPOLEHALESWORTH ROAD3/129Congregational Chapel7.12.66-II*

TM 37 NE WALPOLE HALESWORTH ROAD 3/129 Congregational Chapel 7.12.66 - II* Congregational chapel, the core built originally as a dwelling. Probably mid C16 core, said to have been first used as a chapel in 1647; extended to rear c.1700. Timber framed and plastered, some red brick casing to the left hand gable end; double-span roof, mainly plaintiled. 2 windows, various mullioned casements; 2 4-panel doors. To the right hand gable end is a good C16 7-light moulded mullioned window with carved lintel, and to the left hand gable end a further mullioned window with diamond-leaded glass. At the rear are 2 large semi-circular headed windows of c.1700 with square-leaded panes; some of the glass is original. The valley roof is supported internally by 3 circular timber columns (2 of them in 2 stages), said to be ships' masts. There is a tiered gallery on 3 sides supported on square columns and on one side by 2 barleysugar wrought iron posts. Brick floor. The furnishings and fittings are largely late C18/early C19. Good hexagonal pulpit, the tester with an ogee roof with a ball finial; C18 6-branched candalabrum; panelled entrance lobbies. 11 box pews on the ground floor, the remaining seating comprising simple benches.

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