CHAPEL OF EASE DEDICATION UNKNOWN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1340193

Date first listed: 04-Jul-1960

Date of most recent amendment: 04-Dec-1987

Statutory Address: CHAPEL OF EASE DEDICATION UNKNOWN

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Location

Statutory Address: CHAPEL OF EASE DEDICATION UNKNOWN

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury (District Authority)

Parish: Prescott

National Grid Reference: SO 99924 30202

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Details

SO 93 SE PRESCOTT STANLEY PONTLARGE

5/155 Chapel of Ease - dedication unknown (formerly listed as Anglican Church 4.7.60 and also known as Church of Stanley Pontlarge)

GV II*

Chapel of Ease. C12, altered C15 and 1860-1, by Thomas Collins of Tewkesbury. Random limestone rubble with finely dressed quoins; stone slate roof. Nave and chancel. Nave with stepped-plinth at the west gable end. Nave north wall: two matching neo-Norman single-light windows with jamb shafts, scalloped capitals and chevroned arch with hoodmould with cable and diaper decoration. C19 plank door to the right within a C12 opening with paired jamb shafts, scalloped capitals and two orders of chevroned mouldings, hoodmould with billet decoration. South wall: C19 plank door within a C12 opening with plain tympanum and moulded hood. Two- light square-headed, window of c1490 with trefoil-headed lights and moulded hood to the right. C15 three-light window with a triangular head and casement moulded surround to the gable end; upper part of gable end rebuilt early C20. Chancel: single-light neo-Norman windows similar to those to nave, in the north and south walls. Neo-Norman 2-light window with Early English style foliate capitals to the jamb shafts, one incorporating a carved head; hoodmould with diaper and cable mouldings. String course at sill height around the chancel. C19 hanging for 2 bells at the east end of the chancel. Flat coping with upright cross finials to the gable ends of the nave and chancel. Flat-chamfered dressed stone eaves cornice to the nave. Interior: early C20 facetted roof to the nave. Two massive beams with stepped stops towards the west end, may once have supported a western gallery. Early C20 scissor-braced roof to chancel. Flagged floor to nave. C19 coloured tile floor to chancel, some encaustic tiling to the sanctuary. Distorted C12 chancel arch with plain inner arch supported on jamb shafts with scalloped-capitals, chevroned outer arch with moulded hood. Projecting stone corbel to the right of the chancel arch. Piscina corbel projects from the south wall of the chancel. Keel mouldings to the inner edge of the neo-Norman windows of the nave and chancel; diaper decoration over the chancel windows and to the mullion of the east window. Possibly C12 limestone font with moulded circular base and an octagonal bowl, possibly recut, towards the west end of the nave. Medieval pews with Cl9 foot and book rests towards the rear of the church. Pulpit; pews and choir stalls otherwise C19. Early C20 altar table. Monuments: early C20 grey marble monument on the north wall of the nave. Early C20 coloured marble monument on the south wall of the nave. Early C20 oval brass monument with engraving of The Lodge (q.v.) below. (David Verey, The Buildings of England: The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1980; and V.C.H. Glos., Vol VI)

Listing NGR: SO9992430202

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 135249

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Gloucester, (1965)
Verey, D, The Buildings of England: The Vale and the Forest of Dean, (1980)

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