Buildings from the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries nestle around the village green and along the main street. But the main feature of Chappel is the colossal yet elegant Railway Viaduct built in 1849.

Notes on Chappel

Ancient and Modern Architecture
Chappel Viaduct  Constructed with locally made bricks in 1847. : Chappel, Essex, viaduct
1 Chappel Viaduct
Chappel Viaduct  Built in 1847-9 to carry the Colchester, Stour Vally, Sudbury & Halstead Railway over the River Colne, 80 feet below. Designed by Peter Bruff it has 32 arches spanning 1136 ft. : Chappel, Essex, viaduct
2 Chappel Viaduct
Chappel,Essex  Showing St Barnabas, Bridgewick Hall (c.1600) and Raynham House (part 14th century) : Chappel, Essex
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Raynham House, Chappel  Dated 1600, but with mid 14th century wing. : Chappel, Essex, Raynham, House
4 Raynham House, Chappel
Footbridge over the River Colne  Heading north towards the Mill. : Chappel, Essex, River, Colne
5 Footbridge over the River Colne
Chappel - St Barnabas  Consecrated by the Bishop of London in 1352, the church is Grade I listed. The building has a nave and chancel of the same height, and windows of Norman, C14, C15 and C19 origin. Originally a chapel of ease for Great Tey. : Chappel, Essex, C14, C15, C19, church
6 Chappel - St Barnabas