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Description: Chapel C10m West of Northleach Hospital
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130508
OS Grid Reference: SP1170714431
OS Grid Coordinates: 411707, 214431
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8284, -1.8315
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NORTHLEACH WITH EAST END
EASTINGTON (north side), Northleach
8/70 Chapel cl0m west of Northleach
Chapel (disused at time of resurvey December 1985) in grounds of
Northleach Hospital. Built c1836 at same time as Union Workhouse
(q.v. present hospital). Roughly coursed limestone rubble, slate
roof to main body, stone slate roof to apse. Rectangular plan with
diagonal buttresses with offset at corners and small apse at north
gable end. C19 plank door with decorative strap hinges within
moulded pointed surround and hood with large stops in the form of
carved heads at south gable end. Stepped roll-moulded string.
Cinquefoil within moulded circular surround with scroll-moulded
hood with foliate stops below apex of gable. Base of former stone
bell-hanging with carved king's head at apex above (upper part in
pieces to rear of church). Side walls lit by 3 tall lancets with
double-chamfered surrounds and continous moulded string. Apse lit
by 2 lancets with pointed hoods and foliate stops.
Interior; 3-bay nave with arch-braced roof rising from stone
corbels. C19 stained glass within apse windows. Interior; 2-bay
chancel with arched roof truss with 'king post' type arrangement at
apex. C20 'kitchen' tile flooring. C19 pews with fleur-de-lys
finials. Three painted icons. Statue of Christ. C19 wooden
Listing NGR: SP1170714431
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Source: English Heritage
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