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Chapel Adjoining and to North West of the Mansion, Bisley-with-Lypiatt

Description: Chapel Adjoining and to North West of the Mansion

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 28 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 132654

OS Grid Reference: SO8857805880
OS Grid Coordinates: 388578, 205880
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7515, -2.1668

Location: Bisley, Gloucestershire GL6 7LL

Locality: Bisley-with-Lypiatt
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL6 7LL

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Listing Text


4/95 Chapel adjoining and to north west
of the Mansion



Chapel. Late C14; early-mid C16 alterations. Ashlar and random
rubble limestone; stone slate roof. Nave with chancel. Attached
to the Mansion by cloister on south side (q.v.). Central 4-centred
arched doorway to each side of nave with hoodmould having bold
labels; plank door. Two 3-light mullioned C16 nave window to
north side, one to south, both with 4-centred arched lights and
bald hoodmoulds. Parapet gabled ends to nave, east having belcote
with octagonal spire on central and side supports. Four-light C15
Perpendicular-traceried west window. Similar east window with
hoodmould having heraldic angel stops. Two 2-light C16 mullioned
windows to sides of chancel, as those to nave. Some offset
buttresses. Interior not inspected. The ancient manorial chapel
probably contemporary with the previous medieval manor house.
(N.M. Herbert, 'Stroud' in V.C.H. Glos. xi, 1976, pp 99-145; M.A.
Rudd, Historical Records of Bisley with Lypiatt, 1937; and D.
Verey, Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979)

Listing NGR: SO8857605879

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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