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Description: Chapel of St Elizabeth of Hungary
Date Listed: 15 April 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 240511
OS Grid Reference: NZ0245055605
OS Grid Coordinates: 402450, 555605
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8952, -1.9633
NZ 05 NW
10/141 Chapel of St. Elizabeth
Chapel (R.C.) 1854 by Joseph A. Hansom. Tooled-and-margined stone with ashlar
dressings; green slate roof. Rectangular plan with transeptal south vestry,
tower in angle between vestry and nave, south porch. Free Decorated style.
South elevation: chamfered plinth with string above and sill string, stepped
buttresses with gabled heads and sunk trefoiled panels. Porch with moulded
arch and ornate gable cross, to right two 3-light windows and projecting tower,
octagonal on square base; quatrefoil loops to stair, upper stage with openwork
quatrefoil lattice and clockfaces on raised panels; octagonal stone spire with
trefoiled lucarnes. Vestry gable has string stepped over 3-light window with
quatrefoiled round window above; 2-light window on south of sanctuary and
4-light east window. West end has string stepped over 3 trefoil-headed windows
and round window with quatrefoils above. Coped gables with carved kneelers.
Interior: Recessed gallery on north with open 8-bay arcade of 2-light openings
with foiled circles in heads; wooden gallery on west. Piscina and sedilia in
sanctuary. Elaborate coffered and painted ceiling on angel corbels with
Emblems of Passion. Contemporary stained glass.
Listing NGR: NZ0245055605
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Source: English Heritage
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