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Chapel to Somerset Hospital, Froxfield

Description: Chapel to Somerset Hospital

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 310729

OS Grid Reference: SU3000268069
OS Grid Coordinates: 430002, 168069
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4109, -1.5700

Location: A4, Froxfield, Wiltshire SN8 3JY

Locality: Froxfield
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN8 3JY

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Listing Text

SU 26 NE
(north side)
2/9 Chapel to Somerset Hospital
(formerly listed as Duchess of
22.8.66 Somerset Almshouse and Hospital
and Chapel)
Chapel. 1813, for James Brudenell Bruce, Earl of Ailsbury in
memory of Sarah, Dowager Duchess of Somerset. Ashlar limestone
with concealed lead roof. Gothic. Three bays, in centre of
courtyard of hospital. Two 2-light windows to south with shallow
cinquefoil heads. Thin buttresses and crocketed wall canopy frieze
over dedicatory inscription. Three-light east and west windows.
Interior: Paired panelled wall pilasters supporting painted timber
vault with silvered ribs. Later C19 raised and tiled east end and
communion rail. White painted panelled stalls facing central
aisle. Octagonal pulpit.

Listing NGR: SU2999668074

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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