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Description: Peninsular Barracks Chapel and Schoolroom
Date Listed: 11 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 144909
OS Grid Reference: SU4784729264
OS Grid Coordinates: 447847, 129264
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0607, -1.3186
SU 4729 SE 5/451 Peninsular Barracks
Chapel and Schoolroom
SCHOOLROOM AND CHAPEL. 1852, with later C19 additions. Walls of red brick with coursed
squared flint panels and Portland Stone dressings. Roofs slated except south porch,
asphalt. Simple rectangular plan, partitioned to give schoolroom to south and chapel
to north; entered via low porch to south. Late C19 additions to chapel. East and West
elevations Ubays, separated by brick pilasters with stone imposts, from which spring
segemental arches carrying a continuous eaves. Each bay has a 40 pane cast iron window
(the centre modified to open) in an opening with stone cill, brick jambs and cambered
brick arch set in a panel of flintwork. Shallow pitched roof; gables treated as pediments
(open to north) with stucco cornices and oculus to south. Apse (to north) and porch
(to west) added la91 in Neo-Norman style, red brick walls, the apse with a moulded string
course, stepped corbel-table and 3 narrow lights vestries to east and west at north end
later C19 gothic. Utilitarian interior, with painted brick walls and queen post trusses
exposed to collar level. Built for the Royal Greenjackets, before the 1857 regulation
requiring the provision of regimental schools. (Hampshire Chronicle, 1851-2).
Listing NGR: SU4771429457
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