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Wycliffe College Chapel Spire, Stonehouse

Description: Wycliffe College Chapel Spire

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 132014

OS Grid Reference: SO8073005092
OS Grid Coordinates: 380730, 205091
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7442, -2.2805

Location: B4008, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire GL10 2JQ

Locality: Stonehouse
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL10 2JQ

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Listing Text

(south side)

7/139 Wycliffe College chapel spire


Tower with spire. 1921 -for Wycliffe College. Ashlar limestone;
coursed and squared rubble to lower stage. Two-stage tower, lower
stage having angle buttresses with gabled tops. Recessed brass
inscription memorial plate on east side with crocketed projecting
hood; 2-light lancet on north side. Two large 2-light louvred
belfry openings with tracery to each face of upper stage. Plain
corner pilasters to upper stage project up to become square
pinnacles with trefoil panel to each face and spirelet tops each
linked by small flying buttress to base of octagonal spire. Top of
upper stage is octagonal with crenellated parapet; circular clock
face with hoodmould to each face of tower just below crenellation.
Small lucarnes to spire on cardinal faces. Attached chapel
building is not of special interest. Tower and spire were added as
war memorial to previous Methodist Church, burnt down in 1939.
Present chapel rebuilt in 1952.

Listing NGR: SO8073005092

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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