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Peninsular Barracks Chapel and Schoolroom

A Grade II Listed Building in Winchester, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.0607 / 51°3'38"N

Longitude: -1.3186 / 1°19'6"W

OS Eastings: 447847

OS Northings: 129264

OS Grid: SU478292

Mapcode National: GBR 861.HFC

Mapcode Global: FRA 8649.S4S

Entry Name: Peninsular Barracks Chapel and Schoolroom

Listing Date: 11 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1350752

English Heritage Legacy ID: 144909

Location: Winchester, Hampshire, SO23

County: Hampshire

District: Winchester

Town: Winchester

Electoral Ward/Division: St Michael

Built-Up Area: Winchester

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Winchester St Lawrence with St Swithun-upon-Kingsgate

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

SU 4729 SE 5/451 Peninsular Barracks
Chapel and Schoolroom
SCHOOLROOM AND CHAPEL. 1852, with later C19 additions. Walls of red brick with coursed
squared flint panels and Portland Stone dressings. Roofs slated except south porch,
asphalt. Simple rectangular plan, partitioned to give schoolroom to south and chapel
to north; entered via low porch to south. Late C19 additions to chapel. East and West
elevations Ubays, separated by brick pilasters with stone imposts, from which spring
segemental arches carrying a continuous eaves. Each bay has a 40 pane cast iron window
(the centre modified to open) in an opening with stone cill, brick jambs and cambered
brick arch set in a panel of flintwork. Shallow pitched roof; gables treated as pediments
(open to north) with stucco cornices and oculus to south. Apse (to north) and porch
(to west) added 1891 in Neo-Norman style, red brick walls, the apse with a moulded string
course, stepped corbel-table and 3 narrow lights vestries to east and west at north end
later C19 gothic. Utilitarian interior, with painted brick walls and queen post trusses
exposed to collar level. Built for the Royal Greenjackets, before the 1857 regulation
requiring the provision of regimental schools. (Hampshire Chronicle, 1851-2).

Listing NGR: SU4771429457

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