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Chapel of Royal Sea Bathing Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Thanet, Kent

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Latitude: 51.3847 / 51°23'5"N

Longitude: 1.3664 / 1°21'58"E

OS Eastings: 634332

OS Northings: 170457

OS Grid: TR343704

Mapcode National: GBR WZY.48C

Mapcode Global: VHLG6.MGQ9

Entry Name: Chapel of Royal Sea Bathing Hospital

Listing Date: 23 October 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1241852

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441093

Location: Thanet, Kent, CT9

County: Kent

District: Thanet

Town: Thanet

Local Authority Ward: Westbrook

Built-Up Area: Margate

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-


10/344 Chapel of Royal Sea
Bathing Hospital


Hospital chapel. 1883 by James Knowles for Erasmus Wilson. Early English style.
Polychrome brickwork with slate roof and some stone dressings. 6 bay nave with
1 bay chancel and lower apsidal ended sanctuary and small octagonal tower with brick
spire and stone finial to north west. West gable has 5-light traceried windows.
5 arched windows with double lancets with trefoil heads and quatrefoil motifs above
and easternmost window with 3 trefoil headed lancets and 3 quatrefoils all divided
by buttresses. Gabled south porch. Interior: Interior contains a complete set of
stained glass (the Parables of Jesus Christ and Healer from St Luke's Gospel
possibly by Clayton and Bell). Encaustic tiled floor to chancel and sanctuary and
central strip to nave. Hammer beam roof and stencilled decorations to walls. Wall
painting to west end. Octagonal font with marble columns.

Listing NGR: TR3545770854

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

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