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Chapel of Royal Wolverhampton School

A Grade II Listed Building in Blakenhall, City of Wolverhampton

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Latitude: 52.5718 / 52°34'18"N

Longitude: -2.1391 / 2°8'20"W

OS Eastings: 390669

OS Northings: 297122

OS Grid: SO906971

Mapcode National: GBR 19Q.WG

Mapcode Global: WHBFZ.3MN6

Entry Name: Chapel of Royal Wolverhampton School

Listing Date: 3 February 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201852

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378520

Location: Wolverhampton, WV3

County: City of Wolverhampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Blakenhall

Built-Up Area: Wolverhampton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Central Wolverhampton

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


895-1/5/34 (East side)
03/02/77 Chapel of Royal Wolverhampton School


Chapel. 1894-5. By F.T. Beck. Brick with blue brick diapering;
ashlar dressings; slate roof. Cruciform plan. Windows with
Perpendicular tracery; coped gables and embattled parapets.
Chancel has offset angle buttresses and 5-light east window;
organ loft to south has canted angle and lean-to roof; north
vestry with square-headed 4-light east and 3-light north
windows, west entrance; transepts have ashlar quoins and
4-light window to north, 3-light square-headed window below 2
windows of 2 lights to south; crossing lantern with traceried
openings and ogival cupola with cross; nave has 3-light
square-headed traceried windows with transoms between offset
buttresses; 4-light west window over entrance with 3-centred
head and paired doors; octagonal turret to south; south porch
has panelled parapet over west entrance.
INTERIOR: collar trusses on ogival braces to roof; reredos has
relief of Last Supper; stalls have panelled fronts; windows
have stained glass by C.E.Kempe, with 2 windows by Kempe and
Tower, which form an important collection of Kempe's later
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Staffordshire: London:
1974-: P.323).

Listing NGR: SO9066997122

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