CHAPEL TO ST OSWALD'S HOSPITAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1390235
Date first listed:
05-Apr-1971
Statutory Address:
CHAPEL TO ST OSWALD'S HOSPITAL, THE TYTHING

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHAPEL TO ST OSWALD'S HOSPITAL, THE TYTHING

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

County:
Worcestershire
District:
Worcester (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 84835 55659

Details

WORCESTER

SO8455NE THE TYTHING 620-1/8/648 (East side) 05/04/71 Chapel to St Oswald's Hospital

GV II

Chapel. 1873-4 by local architect Henry Rowe. Red brick with cream-coloured stone dressings. Plain clay tile roof. Middle Pointed style. 5-bay nave; west bay is slightly narrower and lower and separated from nave by an arch to form a narthex, small porch off to south; semi-circular apse, vestry off to north. Stone detailing includes chamfered plinth, door and window surrounds together with sills, hood moulds and string courses, quoins, copings to angle buttresses, inter-window buttresses, and gable parapets. Window openings are pointed arches, single-light to apse; mullioned 3-light to west-end; mullioned 2-light to north and south elevations; all with geometrical tracery and quatrefoils; diamond-pane leaded glazing, that to west window and apse is stained, further tained glass windows to north and south. Caernarvon arch window openings to vestry. Small tripartite window at each apex of nave gable. Pointed arch head plank door to south porch and to vestry. INTERIOR: simple white painted with exposed roof trusses. Plain pine pews. Moulded pointed altar arch rising from corbelled, triple engaged columns with stiff-leaf capitals. Similar but smaller arch detail to west bay. Forms a focal point to the Almshouse courtyard. (Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Worcestershire: Harmondsworth: 1968-1985: 334).

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
489206
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.

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