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Description: Chapel of St Peter and St Paul at Cuddesdon House
Date Listed: 25 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 246390
OS Grid Reference: SP6004703163
OS Grid Coordinates: 460047, 203163
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7240, -1.1321
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SP 6003 CUDDESDON AND DENTON CUDDESDON
6/2 Chapel of SS. Peter and Paul
at Cuddesdon House
Chapel. 1846. By Benjamin Ferrey for Bishop Samuel Wilberforce. Coursed
squared limestone rubble with ashlar dressings; artificial stone slate roof.
3-bay plan. Decorated style with reticulated tracery. West wall has two 2-
light windows flanking a central buttress with a stone bell-cote on the gable.
Three 2-light windows in the north wall separated by buttresses, and in the
east wall a 3-light window with a quatrefoil in the gable. The south wall,
which has been altered, abutted part of the demolished Bishops Palace. All
windows have hood-moulds with carved heads as stops. Interior: Arch-braced
roof with curved wind-braces, and oak screen to ante-chapel with reticulated
tracery. West windows have armorial glass by Thomas Willement given by Queen
Victoria, The Prince Consort and the Archbishops of York and Canterbury.
(V.C.H. Oxfordshire V, p.101; Buildings of England, Oxfordshire, p.565)
Listing NGR: SP6004703167
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Source: English Heritage
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