Site of St Leonard's Chapel, Bidford on Avon

Description of this historic site

The site of St Leonard's Chapel which was of Medieval date. It is known from documentary evidence and was situated at Barton.

Notes about this historic site

1 There was a chapel of St Leonard at Barton, at the time of Edward I (1272-1307). A further 13th century document refers to the chapel. By 1547 it was in ruins and was valued, together with the dwelling of the chaplain at 12d yearly. In 1549 it was granted, with the site of a selion of land belonging to it, to Thomas Dabridgecourt and Thomas Fisher.
3The exact loaction of the chapel is unknown but it is likely to have been within the main core of the settlement.

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