CAPELLA EXTRA PORTAS WITH ATTACHED WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1292871
Date first listed:
06-May-1976
Statutory Address:
CAPELLA EXTRA PORTAS WITH ATTACHED WALLS, ABBEY APPROACH

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Location

Statutory Address:
CAPELLA EXTRA PORTAS WITH ATTACHED WALLS, ABBEY APPROACH

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
Barrow-in-Furness (District Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SD2180171980

Details

BARROW IN FURNESS

SD27SW ABBEY APPROACH 708-1/4/5 Capella Extra Portas with attached 06/05/76 walls

GV I

Ruined chapel. c1300. Red ashlar sandstone, no roof. Single vessel, 5x1 bays. Plinth. Moulded string course, at impost of round-arched south door, continues to right across buttresses between former 3-light windows with pointed cusped arches, geometrical tracery removed. Bay 4 occupied by broad gabled projection (rear of sedilia). To left of south door the string course rises over the scar of a wing wall of which only the foundations remain. West door has keeled round arch with carved hood stops; niche and string course over. Buttresses flank ruined east window. INTERIOR: triple sedilia with one trefoil shaft remaining, the arched recesses beneath hooded panel with gablets and torch finials; piscina and credence to left. Statue base to left of east window. Situated outside the abbey precinct and used by dependents of the monastery and others who did not normally worship in the abbey church (qv). Adjoining archways listed separately (qv). (Dickenson J C: Furness Abbey: London: 1987-: 11).

Listing NGR: SD2180171980

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
388373
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Dickinson, J C, Furness Abbey, (1987), 11

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: 30 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/02860/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr CJ Wright. Source Historic England Archive
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