THE WARNEFORD HOSPITAL CHAPEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1245465
Date first listed:
15-May-1997
Statutory Address:
THE WARNEFORD HOSPITAL CHAPEL, WARNEFORD LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE WARNEFORD HOSPITAL CHAPEL, WARNEFORD LANE

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
Oxford (District Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SP5370806095

Details

SP 50 NW 612/23/10045

OXFORD WARNEFORD LANE, Headington The Warneford Hospital

GV II

Asylum chapel. 1841-51; by H.J. Underwood. Limestone ashlar. Welsh slate roof with moulded coping to gable ends. PLAN: Nave and small chancel with vestry on the liturgical north side. Entrance at west end under a gallery at this end of the nave; `priests` door at east end of south side of the nave. Victorian Gothic Early English style. EXTERIOR: 4-bay nave, the north and south sides divided by pilasters and with tall lancets with hoodmoulds, the south side with 2-light window over `priests` door at east end. The corners of the nave and chancel have set-back buttresses with truncated pinnacles above. The west end of the nave has double-chamfered pointed arch doorway, two small roundels over containing trefoil lights, stringcourse and small gabled bellcote corbelled out above and above that a small trefoil in the gable which is surmounted by a cross. The crosses on the other gables have been removed. The short chancel has east window with three lancet lights under one hoodmould and vestry on north side with small lancets. INTERIOR: Gallery at west end of nave with 3-bay arcade with compound piers, moulded 2-centred arches and arcaded balcony. Tie-beam roof trusses with tracery between the posts. Dado with arched panels and brattishing. Benches with cusped panel ends and wrought-iron lecterns. Double-chamfered chancel arch and vestry arch on north side of chancel with responds with stiff-leaf capitals. Victorian stained glass windows. SOURCE: Parry-Jones, B., The Warneford Hospital, Oxford, 1826-1976.

Listing NGR: SP5370806095

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
468688
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Parry Jones, B, The Warneford Hospital Oxford 1826-1976

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: 29 Jul 2007
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