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Description: Tabernacle Chapel
Date Listed: 16 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 128243
OS Grid Reference: ST7563393523
OS Grid Coordinates: 375633, 193523
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6400, -2.3535
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ST 79 SE
3/173 WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE TABERNACLE PITCH
Chapel, now museum. 1850. Squared grey rubble with cream dressings, welsh slate
roof. Four/bay 'lancet style' design with western extension containing entrance
lobbies and staircases to galleries; twin turrets, one carried through to spirelet,
flanking west gable with 'lancet' corbel table. Clamp buttresses. Double lancets in
flanking bays and triple lancet west end; corbel table to eaves.
Interior; walls exposed rubble, gallery to three sides on cast iron columns, boarded
ceiling but roof principals part exposed, and arch-braced in alternate bays. In east
end gable an octofoil light surrounded by 16 small circular openings. New partition
screen under entrance gallery. Interior seating removed to provide space for Roman
pavement facsimile (from Woodchester Park).
See also photographs in NMR.
Listing NGR: ST7563393523
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Source: English Heritage
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