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Latitude: 51.5917 / 51°35'29"N
Longitude: -1.4339 / 1°26'1"W
OS Eastings: 439315
OS Northings: 188240
OS Grid: SU393882
Mapcode National: GBR 6Y5.49P
Mapcode Global: VHC12.38B5
Entry Name: Chapel Attached to St Mary's Convent
Listing Date: 3 December 1969
Last Amended: 6 December 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1048564
English Heritage Legacy ID: 251145
Location: Wantage, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX12
District: Vale of White Horse
Civil Parish: Wantage
Built-Up Area: Wantage
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
WANTAGE CHALLOW ROAD
SU3988 (North side)
6/50 Chapel attached to St. Mary's
(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
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