Monument record RGL 005 - Box Tree Farm; Ringshall Chapel

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Timber framed chapel built circa AD 1300, converted to 2-storey building in C16.


Grid reference Centred TM 034 527 (100m by 100m)
Map sheet TM05SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Box Tree Farm, built circa 1300 as a timber framed chapel and converted to 2-storey building in C16. Brick frontage and roof 1903. Considered as of outstanding importance (S5)(S8). Range of buildings shown but not named on 1904 map (S2). Said to have been destroyed by runway extension in 1954 (S6). Standing in 1957 (S7)!
Free Chapel built circa 1174, belonging to Priory of Norwich, assigned to Hoxne in 1294 (S1)(S4).
Identification as chapel based on (S1). For alternative location of chapel, see RGL 013.

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <S1> (No record type): Goult W, A Survey of Suffolk Parish History: E Suffolk I-Y, 1990.
  • <S2> Map: OS. OS Map. 1904.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Victoria County History of Suffolk (Vol I 1911; Vol II 1907). VCH, Suffolk, 2, 1907, 77.
  • <S4> (No record type): `Ringshall Chapel', East Anglian Miscellany, 1942, 11 & 14.
  • <S5> Index: OS. OS Card. TM05SW15, 1978.
  • <S6> Unpublished document: Royal Commission of Historic Monuments for England. (NMR) Long Listings, TM05SW15.
  • <S7> Photograph: Photograph. RCHME (NMR) TM05SW15, photos BB69/7626-36, Nov 1957.
  • <S8> (No record type): RCHM, Monuments threatened and destroyed, a select list 1956 - 1962, 59.

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Record last edited

Mar 3 1999 1:06PM

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