CHAPEL AT RUGBY SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1183714
Date first listed:
11-Oct-1949
Date of most recent amendment:
03-Sep-1976
Statutory Address:
CHAPEL AT RUGBY SCHOOL, DUNCHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHAPEL AT RUGBY SCHOOL, DUNCHURCH ROAD

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Rugby (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SP 50214 74957

Details

DUIICEORCE ROAD 1. 5397 (East Side) Chapel at Rugby School (Formerly listed in Lawrence Sheriff Street) SP 5074 NW 2/66 11.10.49.

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2. 1872 by William Butterfield in red brick with stone dressings. Tall nave, chancel and wide transepts. Low narrow aisles rebuilt 1897. South-east tower has octagonal belfry with pyramidal roof. Interior with elaborate painted roof contains canopied stalls to west end, 1882 mosaic to east end apse, C16 stained glass from Normandy and Netherlands, C19 stained glass by Willement, Hardman and Morris. Monuments with effigies to Dr James 1824 by Chantry, Dr Wool 1833 by R Westmacott the Younger, Dr Arnold 1844 by John Thomas, Dean Stanley 1884 by Boehm. Many memorial tablets to famous Rugbeians, including Arthur Hugh Clough, Rupert Brooke, etc. Grated partly for historical interest.

The Chapel and War Memorial Chapel at Rugby School form a group with New and old Quad Buildings. School House and Doctor's Wall at Rugby School Lawrence Sheriff Street.

Listing NGR: SP5021574961

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
308454
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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Date: 21 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00540/24
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