CHAPEL PLAISTER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1250523
Date first listed:
20-Dec-1960
Date of most recent amendment:
27-Jul-1985
Statutory Address:
CHAPEL PLAISTER, BRADFORD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHAPEL PLAISTER, BRADFORD ROAD

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Box
National Grid Reference:
ST 83993 67853

Details

ST 86 NW BOX BRADFORD ROAD Chapel Plaister

2/35 Chapel Plaister (formerly listed as Chapel Plaster 20 12 60

GV I

Anglican chapel, traditionally founded c1235 by Sir John du Plessis, Earl of Warwick and rebuilt 1340 by Richard Plaisted of Castle Combe. Ashlar and rubble stone with stone tiled roofs. Nave and chancel with north transept and projecting west porch. Nave west end has simple stone bellcote. Elevations of main chapel show evidence of roof being raised, probably in C15 when the porch was added. Porch has small segmental pointed arched doorway and leaded light over. Nave south side, 2-storey, with upper 2-light recessed mullion window and lower 2-light window with Tudor arched heads. Chancel has remains of heavy eaves moulding and traces of gable coping at original height. Coped east gable. South side upper 2-light C15 window with segmental arched heads to lights, lower door with shouldered head and small pair of lancets to right. Heavy moulded plinth continued around chancel and north transept. Chancel east end has centre buttress. North side has similar C15 upper 2-light window and lower pair of lancets. Two light window to right apparently made up of fragments. North transept has ridge stack, coped north gable and heavy moulding at original eaves level. Restored 3-light C14 north window with hoodmould. West side of transept no longer has moulded plinth. Small restored 2-light window. Nave north wall has C18 upper 2- light flush cyma-moulded window. Within porch, moulded C14 or C15 Tudor-arched west door with carved spandrels and fine C14 carved niche over. Interior apparently 2-storey from C15, now single storey. Three canopied niches on east wall and corbels for chancel transverse arches, removed when the roof was raised.

Listing NGR: ST8399167853

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
432914
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: 06 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00075/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Kim Aplin. Source Historic England Archive
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