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Chapel to Somerset Hospital

A Grade II* Listed Building in Froxfield, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4109 / 51°24'39"N

Longitude: -1.57 / 1°34'12"W

OS Eastings: 430002

OS Northings: 168070

OS Grid: SU300680

Mapcode National: GBR 5YS.KVW

Mapcode Global: VHC1R.QSVT

Entry Name: Chapel to Somerset Hospital

Listing Date: 22 August 1966

Last Amended: 30 July 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034077

English Heritage Legacy ID: 310729

Location: Froxfield, Wiltshire, SN8

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Froxfield

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

SU 26 NE
(north side)
2/9 Chapel to Somerset Hospital
(formerly listed as Duchess of
22.8.66 Somerset Almshouse and Hospital
and Chapel)
Chapel. 1813, for James Brudenell Bruce, Earl of Ailsbury in
memory of Sarah, Dowager Duchess of Somerset. Ashlar limestone
with concealed lead roof. Gothic. Three bays, in centre of
courtyard of hospital. Two 2-light windows to south with shallow
cinquefoil heads. Thin buttresses and crocketed wall canopy frieze
over dedicatory inscription. Three-light east and west windows.
Interior: Paired panelled wall pilasters supporting painted timber
vault with silvered ribs. Later C19 raised and tiled east end and
communion rail. White painted panelled stalls facing central
aisle. Octagonal pulpit.

Listing NGR: SU2999668074

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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