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Description: St James Chapel
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 307354
OS Grid Reference: SP2802764706
OS Grid Coordinates: 428027, 264706
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2798, -1.5906
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1781 West Gate and
St James's Chapel
SP 2864 NW 1/293 10.1.53.
Late C14, perhaps incorporating earlier structure and on the site of a
gate extant from at least 1129. Extended west and west tower added early
C15. A part of the medieval town defences. Ground floor has pointed arches
either end of ribbed vault. First floor chapel extensively restored 1863-5
by G G Scott who redesigned the windows, rebuilt parapet walks, added flying
buttresses and refurnished the interior.
VCH, viii, pp.420, 532.
West Gate and St James's Chapel, Nos 1 and lA Brook Street, the Hospital
of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester and Nos 54 and 56 in High Street
(north side) from a group
Listing NGR: SP2802764707
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Source: English Heritage
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