CHAPEL OF OUR LADY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1132738

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1951

Statutory Address: CHAPEL OF OUR LADY, BRIDGE STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHAPEL OF OUR LADY, BRIDGE STREET

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

District: Rotherham (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SK 42740 93068

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History

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Details

SK49SW ROTHERHAM BRIDGE STREET (north side) 5/13 Chapel of 19.10.51 Our Lady GV I Bridge chapel. 1483, exterior restored 1924, interior restored 1980. Deeply-coursed, ashlar sandstone; roof not visible. Small gable-entry building set on north side of Rotherham Bridge (q.v.). Perpendicular with C20 tracery in keeping. Single-storey with undercroft, 1 x 2 bays. Entrance front: moulded plinth band interrupted by moulded, Tudor-arched doorway with hoodmould; small slit window to its right; small 2-light window with hoodmould above. Peaked string course beneath embattled parapet with crocketed pinnacles. Opposite gable: slit window to undercroft flanked by offset buttresses. Plinth band continues from entrance front beneath 4-light window with hoodmould, parapet as front has apex pinnacle. Side walls each with two 3-light windows with hoodmoulds. Interior: unimproved undercroft with remains of cell doors. C20 interior. Probably founded by Archbishop Thomas Rotherham. In 1483 John Bokying bequeathed 3s 4d to the fabric of the chapel to be built on Rotherham Bridge (Hey). Used as an almshouse before serving as town jail in 1779 (doors preserved in undercroft), used as private house from 1826 but became tobacconist's shop from 1888-1913. Reconsecrated 1924. D. Hey, 'Rotherham Bridge', Archaeological Journal, vol 137, 1980, p430. P. F. Ryder, Medieval Buildings of Yorkshire, 1982, p82 (plate).

Listing NGR: SK4274093067

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 335645

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ryder, J, Medieval Buildings of Yorkshire, (1982), 82 (plate)
'Archaeological Journal' in Archaeological Journal, , Vol. 137, (1980), 430

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