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CHAPEL OF ROYAL WOLVERHAMPTON SCHOOL

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.

Name: CHAPEL OF ROYAL WOLVERHAMPTON SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1201852

Location

CHAPEL OF ROYAL WOLVERHAMPTON SCHOOL, PENN ROAD

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

County:

District: City of Wolverhampton

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Feb-1977

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 378520

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WOLVERHAMPTON

SO99NW PENN ROAD 895-1/5/34 (East side) 03/02/77 Chapel of Royal Wolverhampton School

GV II

Chapel. 1894-5. By F.T. Beck. Brick with blue brick diapering; ashlar dressings; slate roof. Cruciform plan. Windows with Perpendicular tracery; coped gables and embattled parapets. Chancel has offset angle buttresses and 5-light east window; organ loft to south has canted angle and lean-to roof; north vestry with square-headed 4-light east and 3-light north windows, west entrance; transepts have ashlar quoins and 4-light window to north, 3-light square-headed window below 2 windows of 2 lights to south; crossing lantern with traceried openings and ogival cupola with cross; nave has 3-light square-headed traceried windows with transoms between offset buttresses; 4-light west window over entrance with 3-centred head and paired doors; octagonal turret to south; south porch has panelled parapet over west entrance. INTERIOR: collar trusses on ogival braces to roof; reredos has relief of Last Supper; stalls have panelled fronts; windows have stained glass by C.E.Kempe, with 2 windows by Kempe and Tower, which form an important collection of Kempe's later work. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Staffordshire: London: 1974-: P.323).

Listing NGR: SO9066997122

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Staffordshire, (1974), 323

National Grid Reference: SO 90669 97122

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