ST JAMES CHAPEL WEST GATE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1364802
Date first listed:
10-Jan-1953
Date of most recent amendment:
19-Mar-1973
Statutory Address:
ST JAMES CHAPEL
Statutory Address:
ST JAMES CHAPEL, HIGH STREET
Statutory Address:
WEST GATE
Statutory Address:
WEST GATE, HIGH STREET

Map

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WEST GATE
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Location

Statutory Address:
ST JAMES CHAPEL
Statutory Address:
ST JAMES CHAPEL, HIGH STREET
Statutory Address:
WEST GATE
Statutory Address:
WEST GATE, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Warwick (District Authority)
Parish:
Warwick
National Grid Reference:
SP 28027 64706

Details

1. 1781 West Gate and St James's Chapel SP 2864 NW 1/293 10.1.53.

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2. Late C14, perhaps incorporating earlier structure and on the site of a gate extant from at least 1129. Extended west and west tower added early C15. A part of the medieval town defences. Ground floor has pointed arches either end of ribbed vault. First floor chapel extensively restored 1863-5 by G G Scott who redesigned the windows, rebuilt parapet walks, added flying buttresses and refurnished the interior. VCH, viii, pp.420, 532.

West Gate and St James's Chapel, Nos 1 and lA Brook Street, the Hospital of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester and Nos 54 and 56 in High Street (north side) from a group

Listing NGR: SP2802764707

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
307354
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1969), 420
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1969), 532

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: 06 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/09398/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Helmut Schulenburg. Source Historic England Archive
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