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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
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
SO99NW PENN ROAD
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:
Listing NGR: SO9066997122
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