Survey Data

Reg No

30408222


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Architectural, Social


Original Use

Church/chapel


In Use As

College


Date

1910 - 1930


Coordinates

131592, 226402


Date Recorded

03/10/2009


Date Updated

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Description

Attached former chapel built c.1920, having eight-bay nave with gabled side chapel to east end of north elevation, two-bay flat-roofed sacristy to west end of north elevation, and multiple-bay flat-roofed annex to south elevation, connecting chapel to former Redemptorist mission house. Now in use as part of art college. Pitched slate roof with clay ridge tiles and metal cross finials, cut limestone copings and with render corbelled eaves course and cast-iron rainwater goods. Pebbledashed rendered walls having smooth render quoins and plinth. Pointed arch window openings having chamfered block-and-start render surrounds and stone sills with stained-glass windows. Circular rose windows to east and west gables having render surrounds, hood-mouldings and stained-glass windows. Square-headed openings to east and west gables having stone surrounds and louvers. Pointed arch door opening to sacristy having render block-and-start surround and timber battened door with overlight. Interior of chapel currently being renovated and has pointed chancel arch, painted smooth rendered walls and timber ceilings.

Appraisal

This former chapel has been converted for use as part of an art college. It has retained its original form, stained-glass windows and timber doors and remains ecclesiastical in character. It makes an interesting small group with the attached former Redemptorist mission house.