CHAPEL OF ROYAL WOLVERHAMPTON SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1201852

Date first listed: 03-Feb-1977

Statutory Address: CHAPEL OF ROYAL WOLVERHAMPTON SCHOOL, PENN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: CHAPEL OF ROYAL WOLVERHAMPTON SCHOOL, PENN ROAD

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

District: City of Wolverhampton (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SO 90669 97122

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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

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Sources

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

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