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Chapel Attached to St Mary's Convent

A Grade II Listed Building in Wantage, Oxfordshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048564

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251145

Location: Wantage, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX12

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Wantage

Built-Up Area: Wantage

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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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

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