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Description: St Francis Chapel
Date Listed: 7 April 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 199043
OS Grid Reference: TQ2215293117
OS Grid Coordinates: 522152, 193117
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6236, -0.2368
5004 THE RIDGEWAY
St Francis Chapel (formerly Chapel to St Mary's Abbey, School)
TQ 2293 14/10
Principal chapel for St Mary's Abbey School. 1888-9 Goldie, Child and Goldie. Red brick with stone dressing, slate capped pyramidal roof to the short central tower over the crossing with single lucarnes in each face. Early English style. Cruciform plan with three side chapels on each side of the nave. A single-storey cloister walk runs behind the chapel on both sides, connecting the convent with Holcombe House by way of the sacristies. Large rose window in west elevation; large window comprising four lancets on south side; paired lancets at clerestory level. INTERIOR. Simple vaulted timber roof to tower; barrel-vaulted roofs to nave and chapels. Interior faced with yellow stock brick with simple stone moulded arches at the crossing and into the side chapels. Original nuns' stalls and organ behind the altar. Metal altar rail, candle holders and chandeliers.
Listing NGR: TQ2215293117
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Source: English Heritage
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