Permission was granted to hold services at the chapel of the Blessed Virgin in 1376. A simple building platform can still be seen at the traditional site of the chapel, though this runs in a north-south direction, but churches usually run west-east. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Medieval (1066 to 1540)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
|Event(s):||FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1956; A S Phillips|
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1968; D Smith
Source of Reference
Local History of Whalton
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