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Latitude: 53.6766 / 53°40'35"N
Longitude: -1.4894 / 1°29'22"W
OS Eastings: 433823
OS Northings: 420140
OS Grid: SE338201
Mapcode National: GBR LT1X.BR
Mapcode Global: WHDC4.3V09
Entry Name: Chapel of St Mary on East Side of Wakefield Bridge
Listing Date: 14 July 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1258242
English Heritage Legacy ID: 444626
Location: Wakefield, WF1
Electoral Ward/Division: Wakefield East
Built-Up Area: Wakefield
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Wakefield All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
14-JUL-53 (South side)
CHAPEL OF ST MARY ON EAST SIDE OF WAKE
Chapel, projecting to east of central arch, circa 1350. 3-bays, resting on
high, blank undercroft with foundation in the water. Ashlar with parapet of
ogee blank arcading (C19 restoration). Square headed large windows with chamfered reveals, headstopped drip moulds and flamboyant tracery. Octagonal corner pinnacles. West front in reproduction of the decayed original (now at Kettlethorpe Hall, qv). Five narrow bays hold three doors, tmceried panels between, narrow outer sections, Elaborate framing of crocketed ogee arches within ornamented gables. Tall parapet with five relief panels from the lives of Christ and the Virgin. 5-light east window, similar tracery to sides. Interior shows rebuilt roof of old timber, panels with borders and bosses, applied tracery in east bay. Leafy carving on tie beams and tracery above. At north-east corner a small newel staircase. Crocketed spirelet above replaced figure of saint on east wall. Piscina with crocketed ogee head.
Listing NGR: SE3382320140
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