Monument record BUN 005 - Chapel of St Mary Magdalene

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Summary

Chapel (site of) marked on OS 1:10000 map 1973.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 3374 8921 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TM38NW
Civil Parish BUNGAY, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Chapel (site of) marked on OS 1:10000 map 1973.
The ancient chapel of St Mary Magdalene is mentioned in early deeds as standing to the S of the town. Walling, in which is a flattened arch, is now incorporated into a modern dwelling (S1) (quoting (R1)).
The chapel of St Mary Magdalene, perhaps a lazar-house, is at present the residence of (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s), and a number of human bones have lately been turned up in his garden. All that remains now is a portion of the western hall, with a Perpendicular doorway, nearly perfect (S1) (quoting (R2)).
Mary Magdalene chapel circa 1500 - 1846 (S2).
May 2000: Two skeletons discovered in footing trench for sun lounge at SE corner of Chevington Lodge - details in (S6). For photographs (from Suffolk Constabulary, exhibit D1/1) see parish file and also digital images on T:\finds images\Bun005.

Sources/Archives (11)

  • <R1> (No record type): Suckling Reverend A, History and Antiquities of Suffolk, 1, 1846, 130.
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM38NW14, 1967.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S3)(S4)(S5)(S6).
  • <S2> (No record type): Morley C, A check-list of the sacred buildings of Suffolk, to which are added gilds, PSIA, 19, 1926,.
  • <R2> (No record type): Raven J J, PSIA, 4, 1848, 75.
  • <M2> (No record type): D C Planning Officer 31 March 1980, JP reply to same 24 April 1980; RDC file.
  • <S3> (No record type): Bowles and Stevens, letter from Worthing solicitors to Waveney District Council Planning Officer, 31.
  • <M3> (No record type): note, 9 May 1985.
  • <S4> (No record type): SAU (Plouviez J), letter reply to (S3) above, 24 April 1980.
  • <S5> (No record type): SAU (Carr R D), file note 9 May 1985.
  • <S6> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. Various. SAU, Carr R D, Observation Record, May 2000, ill.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Feb 2 2009 2:24PM

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