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Description: Former Monastic Buildings Adjoining Kelham Hall
Date Listed: 8 November 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 242857
OS Grid Reference: SK7738255564
OS Grid Coordinates: 477382, 355564
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0917, -0.8459
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SK 75 NE KELHAM off AVERHAM ROAD
7/152 Former Monastic
Former monastic buildings and chapel, now offices and function room. Designed
1927-9 by Charles Clayton Thompson. Brick and concrete. Three ranges of buildings
around a courtyard with the chapel to the north. 2 storey, 7 bay, south range, has
plain tile roof with 2 stacks. South front has 4, 3 light cross casements, then
2 similar 2 light casements and a round arched entrance, glazed with double glazed
doors. About 4 similar 3 light casements in through eaves, half-hipped dormers, and
then a pair of gabled dormers each with a similar 2 light casement. The final bay
has a tiny 2 light casement. The courtyard front has 2 light cross casements on the
ground floor, and 2 light casements above. The main, west range, 3 storey plus
attics, has a plain tile half-hipped roof and 3 ridge stacks. West front, 10 bays
with 2 projecting blocks with hipped roofs. The round headed entrance archway, has
a single and a 2 light cross casement to the left, and to the right a 2 light, a
single and then a further 2 light window, with beyond 2, 3 light windows, then
3 altered windows, and finally a single 3 light window, all cross casements. Above
similar fenestration, with a 3 light cross casement over the entrance. Above again
similar fenestration through with 4 through eaves, half-hipped dormers. This range
has similar fenestration on the courtyard front. Chapel. South entrance front, has
to the west a 2 storey link with 2 round arches and above 3 round headed windows.
Symmetrical front has a central section topped by a round arched parapet, with tall
brick side buttresses and single bay wings. Central entrance reached up 4 steps,
has round headed doorway with 5 round arches, and double panel doors. Abow 7 tall,
round headed lancets, each with a round headed panel, those in the centre taller.
The side wings have single round headed panels, with a casement and above a round
headed window in each. The incomplete west front is partly weatherboarded. The
north front has a canted apse with 2 small lancets. Interior, has central square
space roofed with high brick lined dome supported on 4 side arches, with stepped
corner arches. The north side has a brick rood arch, and the other sides have pairs
of round arches supporting galleries, over the aisles. The interior retains some of
its original choir stalls, and gallery'and staircase balustrades.
Listing NGR: SK7738255564
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Source: English Heritage
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