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Sandbeck Chapel, Maltby

Description: Sandbeck Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 335935

OS Grid Reference: SK5688990333
OS Grid Coordinates: 456889, 390333
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4068, -1.1457

Location: Sandbeck Lane, Maltby, Rotherham S66 8PD

Locality: Maltby
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S66 8PD

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Listing Text

4/60 Sandbeck Chapel
Private chapel to Sandbeck Park. 1869. By Benjamin Ferrey for the 9th Earl
of Scarbrough. Rock-faced magnesian limestone, graduated slate roof. 4-bay
nave with north porch and apsidal chancel. In High Victorian Gothic style
with geometrical tracery. Nave, north side: chamfered plinth, offset
buttresses between bays. Gabled porch on right with shafted responds to
pointed arch with hoodmould, gable with cross. Other bays: string course
beneath 2-light windows with cusped lights and trefoils beneath pointed
arches with hoodmoulds; stone gutter; gable copings with west cross and
sanctus bellcote; 1 ridge ventilator. West window in the farm of a wheel
with diagonal shafts and trefoils. South side of nave altered in 1954 on
removal of service wing which formed link to Sandbeck Park (house) (q.v.).
Chancel: lower, 2 lancet windows to north and south, single lights to sides
of apse; all recessed with side shafts having foliage-carved capitals and
hoodmoulds. Eaves corbel table to hipped roof with iron cross to apex and
tile ridge cresting.
Interior: nave bays divided by pointed arches set on shafts rising from
carved-head corbels; above the arches are short columns to the purlins and
geometrical, openwork roof trusses. West bay has corbelled balcony with
triple lancet openings beneath an ashlar balustrade pierced by cusped and
foiled openings. Chancel: chancel arch has pointed moulded arch with shafted
responds set on semi-octagonal corbels; encaustic-tiled floor; blind arcading
set round the apse with shafts and carved capitals to pointed arches, shafts
rising to carved cornice and vault ribs of painted ceiling. Contemporary
pews, light fittings, and stained glass. Coloured sketches and
correspondence from Benjamin Ferrey survive at Sandbeck Park (house).

Listing NGR: SK5688990333

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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