St Michael's Chapel, Ushaw College

St Michael's Chapel, Ushaw College, Durham DH7 9RH View on map

This chapel is located within the complex of Ushaw College (1808-1960) and reached from the cloister of St Cuthbert's chapel. Also known as the Mortuary Chapel it was completed in 1859 by E.W. Pugin at the request of Rev Michael Gibson as a Mortuary for him, and later for Rev Charles Newsham. Built in the decorated style, externally in coursed sandstone with ashlar dressings with bays defined by flying buttresses. Internally vaulted roof. The reredos and altar frontal contain representations of the Last Judgement and Purgatory.


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