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City of Bristol (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 62496 76151



ST6276 BLACKBERRY HILL, Fishponds 901-1/30/1261 (North side) 25/04/90 Glenside Hospital Chapel (Formerly Listed as: BLACKBERRY HILL, Stapleton Glenside Hospital)


Chapel. c1861. Built as part of the Bristol Lunatic Asylum. Squared Pennant rubble with limestone dressings, a slate roof and copper lantern. Cruciform plan with N and S porches and E porte cochere. Gothic Revival style. E end has a low porte cochere with a weathered and parapeted roof and 2-centred doorway, below 2 lancets and a rose window within a hoodmould, an ashlar band to the apex and clasping buttresses; gabled porch at E end, 4-bay chancel each with a lancet window separated by a buttress, and corbel table; N transept gable as the E end, NW chapel gable and 2-bay nave have a hood enclosing 2 lancets and an oval top window; similar S elevation has an octagonal stair turret on the W side of the transept with a decorated ashlar top; the W gable has 3 stepped lancets below a hood, with thin tracery heads, above a stilted drip; thin octagonal copper-clad lantern over crossing. INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: ST6249676151


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 09 Dec 2000
Reference: IOE01/03192/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Cyril N. Chapman. Source Historic England Archive
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