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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.


List entry Number: 1255545



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


District: North Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Portishead and North Weston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jun-1976

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 459874

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ST 47 NW PORTISHEAD NORE ROAD (north west side)

1/94 Chapel at Portishead National Nautical School (formerly listed under Town of Portishead) 26.6.76.


Chapel, dedication to St Nicholas. 1911. Snecked rubble with limestone dressings, plain tiled roofs. West porch, chapel, north and south transepts, antechapel. Single storey porch has double doors with keystone and upper segmental head, Pilasters to side surmounted by carved angel left and right, single light to each side in chamfered surround; plinth, lintel string course, parapet and coping. Chapel has 5 light west window with round heads, 2 transoms, set in recess with moulded segmental arch over, pilasters to each side, single louvred opening above set in recess, bellcote and cross finial at gable end; 5 bays north and south, each with tall single light with depressed 4-centred arched head, chamfered surround and hood mould; plinth, cill string and weathered buttresses. North and south transepts have gable end with raised coped verges, similar 5-light segmental-headed window with one transom and hood mould, single storey porch attached to west with door and 2-light window, cill string continued over heads on porch; north transept has further single storey north block with similar 3-light window and door, string course continued, parapet and coping. Antechapel of one bay, similar 5-light east window as on transepts, string course continued and raised to cill level, lancet above in gable end and limestone flush band course, foundation stone below and weathered angle buttresses. Interior: not accessible at time of survey (March 1985), former list description: nave and choir roof of arched collar beam trusses with curved ogee braces to kind post. 2 wide segmental arches opening off choir to shallow bay, one containing organ; similar arch to sanctuary bay, stone panelled.


Due to boundary changes, the above buildings were removed from 64th list dated 20 January 1986.

Listing NGR: ST4452676134

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National Grid Reference: ST 44527 76134


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