THE WYKEHAM CHAPEL OF ST NICHOLAS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1064471
Date first listed:
07-Feb-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
07-Dec-1987
Statutory Address:
THE WYKEHAM CHAPEL OF ST NICHOLAS, THE CHASE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE WYKEHAM CHAPEL OF ST NICHOLAS, THE CHASE

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

County:
Lincolnshire
District:
South Holland (District Authority)
Parish:
Weston
National Grid Reference:
TF 27635 26433

Details

WESTON THE CHASE TF 22 NE (north side)

4/121 The Wykeham Chapel of St Nicholas (formerly listed as 7.2.67 Ruins of Wykeham Chapel)

G.V. I

Private chapel, now ruin. 1311, late C18, late C19. Limestone ashlar, some red brick patching. Nave and chancel in one. Moulded plinth and string course, regularly placed 4 stage buttresses with south west polygonal stair turret with slit lights. West front with large pointed window with slender nook shafts and hood mould, now blocked with brick. Outline of building formerly attached to west after the window was blocked; with rectangular window to right breaking into original window opening, with ashlar gabled wall above. Rectangular blocked window and doorway with Caernarvon head to right. Various corbels below. North side with 3 large pointed windows alternating with buttresses; that to the right, blocked; those to the left each with 3 lights and intersecting tracery. East end with large pointed window with flanking buttresses and sill band; nook shafts, hood mould and fragmentary tracery in head. Low late C19 ashlar walls run to east enclosing private graveyard, with wrought iron railing, and gateway to south. South side of chapel with doorway to left with pointed head, continuously moulded surround of 2 orders, and wrought iron gate. 3 large pointed windows above; that to left, blocked; that in centre with reticulated tracery and 3 ogee headed lights; and that to right with 3 pointed lights and intersecting tracery. Small rectangular opening in bay to left. Interior with east and west windows with nook shafts and hood moulds. East window flanked by ornate, crocketed and finialled single niches with flanking pinnacles. South-west pointed doorway to stair turret, with continuous chamfered surround. Above south doorway is a shelf with various fragments sculpted with shields. Gable outlines above east and west gables. Built for Prior Hatfield of Spalding as a private chapel for his country house. Scheduled as Ancient Monument No. 45.

Listing NGR: TF2763526433

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
198083
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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