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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1034077



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Froxfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Aug-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Jul-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 310729

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FROXFIELD BATH ROAD SU 26 NE (north side) 2/9 Chapel to Somerset Hospital (formerly listed as Duchess of 22.8.66 Somerset Almshouse and Hospital and Chapel) GV II* Chapel. 1813, for James Brudenell Bruce, Earl of Ailsbury in memory of Sarah, Dowager Duchess of Somerset. Ashlar limestone with concealed lead roof. Gothic. Three bays, in centre of courtyard of hospital. Two 2-light windows to south with shallow cinquefoil heads. Thin buttresses and crocketed wall canopy frieze over dedicatory inscription. Three-light east and west windows. Interior: Paired panelled wall pilasters supporting painted timber vault with silvered ribs. Later C19 raised and tiled east end and communion rail. White painted panelled stalls facing central aisle. Octagonal pulpit.

Listing NGR: SU2999668074

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National Grid Reference: SU 30002 68069


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