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Chapel of St Francis De Sales, Hainton

Description: Chapel of St Francis De Sales

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 195397

OS Grid Reference: TF1808384334
OS Grid Coordinates: 518083, 384334
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3427, -0.2278

Location: Hainton, Lincolnshire LN8 6LW

Locality: Hainton
Local Authority: East Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN8 6LW

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Listing Text

TF 18 SE (west side)
2/22 Chapel of
St. Francis de
Roman Catholic chapel. 1836 by E. J. Willson. Stock brick with
limestone ashlar dressings. Slate roofs with stone coped gables
with kneelers, tall finials and pinnacles. Chapel orientated
north to south instead of west to east. North lobby, nave and
chancel in one, south-east vestry. Plinth and moulded string
course run round entire chapel. North front with 2 small
rectangular windows with inner, pointed, cusped heads. Pointed
window above with 3 cupsed ogee headed lights, vertical tracery
and hood mould. Flanking 2 stage buttresses rise into narrow
chimneys, of square plan and battlemented tops, and with flanking
pinnacles. East side with 2 stage buttress to right with doorway
to left with four centred head, chamfered surround, rectangular
hood mould and plank door. Pilaster to left. 2 pointed windows
beyond each with cusped, ogee headed lights and vertical
tracery. Moulded eaves and parapet above. Vestry projects to
east with square porch with squat square turret above with ashlar
dressed quatrefoil. Doorway with four centred head, chamfered
surround and plank door in north wall of eastern recess. South
front with low vestry to east with rectangular window with 3
pointed lights, moulded eaves and parapet above. South front
proper with broad, blank central bay with single flanking
recessed bays, each with tall lancets and ogee, cusped inner
heads and tracery. 2 stage buttresses with curved set-offs rise
up to moulded eaves and parapet and into narrow pinnacled
pilastered. Central gable with cross motif inscribed. West
front with 3 pointed windows to right, each with 3 cusped, ogee
headed lights and vertical tracery. Doorway to left with four
centred head, chamfered surround, rectangular hood mould and
plank door. Rectangular window above with 2 cusped, ogee headed
lights and hood mould. Moulded eaves and parapet above. Chapel
interior with north lobby with staircase leading to large north
gallery. Central section of gallery projects with coving.
Doorway with flat head and cloth covered door below. Tall gold
and white reredos with flanking polygonal columns, decorated
panelling and central crucifixion. Plain south-east vestry
doorway with statue above. Eaves with gold lettered inscription
including bequest for prayers for George Heneage, founder of the
chapel. Panelled ceiling with St. Andrew's cross motif, in red,
white and blue. C19 pews with finialled bench ends.

Listing NGR: TF1808384334

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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