ROMAN CATHOLIC CHAPEL OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1323322
Date first listed:
20-Nov-1959
Statutory Address:
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHAPEL OF ST MARY

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHAPEL OF ST MARY

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

District:
Dorset (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
East Lulworth
National Grid Reference:
SY 85248 82273

Details

SY8582 EAST LULWORTH LULWORTH PARK 16/145 20.11.59 Roman Catholic Chapel of St Mary GV I

Private Chapel to Lulworth Castle. Built 1786-7 for Thomas Weld. Architect and Builder John Tasker. Ashlar stone walls, flat roof, with shallow lead-covered dome in centre. Square plan with segmental apses on all four sides and rectangular northex at south (liturgical "east") end. Entrances here and on north. In classical style. Walls, on rusticated plinth, have parapet with moulded cornice. Carved urns at angles of central section. Windows with glazing bars on two storeys - lighting galleries. South front has central door with fanlight, in round-headed opening, in a shallow portico with Tuscan columns and entablature. On each side of this a niche with carved urn, and window over. Internally, central area defined by Tuscan columns. Painted ceiling to dome. Carved marble altar, marble vase font, hatchments, and organ - all C18. Early Post-Emancipation R.C. Church. Building Accounts in County Record Office. RCHM Monument 2.



Listing NGR: SY8524782274

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
108604
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 12 Dorset,

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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