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Chapel of Bluecoat School, Liverpool

Description: Chapel of Bluecoat School

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 213907

OS Grid Reference: SJ3922288787
OS Grid Coordinates: 339222, 388787
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3924, -2.9154

Location: Springhill Court, Liverpool L15 9EE

Locality: Liverpool
County: Liverpool
Country: England
Postcode: L15 9EE

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Listing Text


7/282 Chapel of
G.V. II*

Chapel. 1903-6. Briggs, Wolstenholme and Thornley. Brick
with stone dressings. Greek-cross plan with canted inner
angles, low extruded corners and narthex to north. Top
entablature and balustrade with open pediments to centres of
cross arms; quoin strips. Venetian windows with Ionic
colonnettes and festoons above, in round-arched recess.
Canted inner angles have round windows in square architrave.
East cross arm facing street has bowed apse with Corinthian
pilastrade and 3 round-headed windows with festoons to
aprons, eared architraves and triple keys. Shallow dome on
octagonal drum has lantern with round-headed lights,
pilasters, cornice and cupola with cross. Narthex has 3
round-headed entrances with Ionic angle pilasters,
entablsature and balustrade, Ionic columns support segmental
pediment with arms in tympanum. Interior has coffered dome
with round windows to 4 lunette recesses. Chapel adjoins
south-east angle of school (q.v.)

Listing NGR: SJ3922288787

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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