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Chapel with Covered Approach to Mendip Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Cuthbert Out, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2165 / 51°12'59"N

Longitude: -2.6156 / 2°36'56"W

OS Eastings: 357099

OS Northings: 146542

OS Grid: ST570465

Mapcode National: GBR MP.3R4N

Mapcode Global: VH89S.MP3B

Entry Name: Chapel with Covered Approach to Mendip Hospital

Listing Date: 19 December 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058586

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268199

Location: St. Cuthbert Out, Mendip, Somerset, BA5

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: St Cuthbert Out

Built-Up Area: South Horrington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST 54 NE ST CUTHBERT OUT CP

11/95 Chapel with covered approach
to Mendip Hospital
GV
II

Chapel attached by a covered walkway to rear of County Lunatic Asylum, which is now
a hospital (qv). 1845-7. By G G Scott and W B Moffatt, works supervised by
Richard Carver, for County Magistrates. Coursed and squared rubble, freestone
dressings, coped verges, slate roofs with circular domes iron vents, 2-stage
buttresses with offsets. Crossing tower with spire, transepts, nave, chancel,
lean-to vestry; in C13 style. Two-light windows with simple tracery and lancets,
some grouped; base of tower square on plan, top stage octagonal, broaches; 2-light
bell-chamber window to each face, above corbels supporting a continuous octagonal
stone spire with a finial. Elevated approach from hospital in conforming
neo-medieval style, 3-light stone mullioned windows; set on bridge spanning road
which runs along rear of hospital. Interior of interest. An important example of
Scott's early industrial work; contract won in open competition; built by Kirk of
Sleaford. (Builder, 1845; architects drawing in RIBA).

The asset was previously listed twice also under List entry 1273952. This entry was removed from the List on 29th May 2015.

Listing NGR: ST5709946542

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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