CHAPEL OF ST MARY ON EAST SIDE OF WAKEFIELD BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1258242
Date first listed:
14-Jul-1953
Statutory Address:
CHAPEL OF ST MARY ON EAST SIDE OF WAKEFIELD BRIDGE, KIRKGATE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHAPEL OF ST MARY ON EAST SIDE OF WAKEFIELD BRIDGE, KIRKGATE

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

District:
Wakefield (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 33823 20140

Details



938/6/183 KIRKGATE 14-JUL-53 (South side) CHAPEL OF ST MARY ON EAST SIDE OF WAKE FIELD BRIDGE

I

Chapel, projecting to east of central arch, circa 1350. 3-bays, resting on high, blank undercroft with foundation in the water. Ashlar with parapet of ogee blank arcading (C19 restoration). Square headed large windows with chamfered reveals, headstopped drip moulds and flamboyant tracery. Octagonal corner pinnacles. West front in reproduction of the decayed original (now at Kettlethorpe Hall, qv). Five narrow bays hold three doors, tmceried panels between, narrow outer sections, Elaborate framing of crocketed ogee arches within ornamented gables. Tall parapet with five relief panels from the lives of Christ and the Virgin. 5-light east window, similar tracery to sides. Interior shows rebuilt roof of old timber, panels with borders and bosses, applied tracery in east bay. Leafy carving on tie beams and tracery above. At north-east corner a small newel staircase. Crocketed spirelet above replaced figure of saint on east wall. Piscina with crocketed ogee head.



Listing NGR: SE3382320140

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
444626
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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