CHAPEL AT NORTH END OF TERRACE TO REAR OF BRAMHAM PARK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1135640
Date first listed:
30-Mar-1966
Date of most recent amendment:
03-Dec-1986
Statutory Address:
CHAPEL AT NORTH END OF TERRACE TO REAR OF BRAMHAM PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHAPEL AT NORTH END OF TERRACE TO REAR OF BRAMHAM PARK

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Bramham cum Oglethorpe
National Grid Reference:
SE 40775 41810

Details

BRAMHAM CUM OGLETHORPE BRAMHAM PARK SE404L 7/33 LS23 Chapel at north end 30.3.66 of terrace to rear of Bramham Park (Formerly listed as Chapel)

GV I

Chapel, formerly summer house. 1750-62, by James Paine, for George Fox Lane. Magnesian limestone ashlar, stone slate roof. Classical style. Pedimented single cell of 2 storeys and 3 bays with tetrastyle Ionic porch covering full width of ground floor and single-storey semioctagonal wings to the return walls. Porch mounted on 3 steps has entablature, dentilled cornice, parapet balustraded in each bay; ground floor beneath porch has a round-headed doorway with double doors (upper panels glazed) and fanlight with radiating glazing bars, and tall 12- pane sashed windows with balustrades beneath; 1st floor has a square window with glazing bars flanked by square blind windows. Each wing has a plinth, a large coved niche in each diagonal wall, with a low balustrade, the coping of which runs out as a string course round the whole, a dentilled cornice with low parapet, and a semi-pyramidal roof, at the apex of which is a small window at 1st floor of the return wall. Interior: distyle Ionic screen (of scagliola) to each side bay, with entablature and dentilled cornice carried round the whole interior, including a semicircular-arched sanctuary in the rear wall; vaulted ceiling with slender moulded plaster decoration; in each side bay a statue (Lord Bingley and his daughter, by Agostino Carlini, 1771: Pevsner).

Listing NGR: SE4077641815

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
342194
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Radcliffe, E, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The West Riding, (1967)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 45 West Yorkshire,

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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Date: 12 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08570/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David H. Garbutt. Source Historic England Archive
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