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Chapel Attached to St Mary's Convent, Wantage

Description: Chapel Attached to St Mary's Convent

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 251145

OS Grid Reference: SU3931588240
OS Grid Coordinates: 439315, 188240
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5916, -1.4339

Location: 2 Denchworth Road, Wantage, Oxfordshire OX12 9DJ

Locality: Wantage
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX12 9DJ

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Listing Text

SU3988 (North side)
6/50 Chapel attached to St. Mary's
03/12/69 Convent
(Formerly listed as St. Mary's


Chapel. 1887, by J. L. Pearson.c.1900 chapel was lengthened beyond screen, and
vestries, Priest's Room, Song Room and Library were built; end rebuilt by Sir
John Ninian Comper, 1923. Coursed and dressed limestone, with ashlar dressings;
old tile roof. Geometrical style. East window of 3 stepped lancets; 2- and
3-light Geometrical style windows to side walls, also with lancet windows to
anciliary buildings; 5-light Geometrical style west window. North-west
Geometrical style spire. Gabled roof; lead ridge spirelet. Interior: Fittings
include Decorated-style sedilia and carved chancel stalls. East end by Comper,
1923, has 4 gilded columns to Baldacchino flanked by 3 small vaults.
(Buildings of England: Berkshire, pp. 253-4)

Listing NGR: SU3931588240

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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