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    ***** Outstanding
    **** Excellent
    *** Good
    ** Quite interesting
    * Not very interesting but worthy of inclusion


    5 Open for long periods, or key readily available
    4 May be open for long periods, but best to check beforehand
    3 Uncertain opening times
    2 Closed for all or most of the time other than for services
    1 Closed at all times

Site: Workhouse chapel
Denomination: Church of England
Type: Chapel
Period: 19th Century

Features: Apse, Internal colourful brickwork , Quaint building, Roofs

Location: 3 miles NW of Dereham off the A47/B1146

Opening Times: Mid March to end of October. Charge for entry to the whole complex covering all areas. Please phone re opening times and charges


This is the 1868 chapel for the inmates of the Gressebhall Workhouse and farm, at Dereham. It is one of a great number of Church of England chapels to be found in various institutions in the land, ranging from prisons to hospitals, but one of the more elegant of these. It has a simple but pleasing exterior with an apse, and an attractive interior with varied coloured brickwork and fine wooden roofs.

Address: Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, Dereham, Norfolk, NR20 4DR
Phone Number: 01362 869263

Rating: ***

Open: 4