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The Chapel and Theatre at Mapperley Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Mapperley, City of Nottingham

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Latitude: 52.9788 / 52°58'43"N

Longitude: -1.1252 / 1°7'30"W

OS Eastings: 458834

OS Northings: 342737

OS Grid: SK588427

Mapcode National: GBR LVD.KB

Mapcode Global: WHDGS.PDD8

Entry Name: The Chapel and Theatre at Mapperley Hospital

Listing Date: 8 January 2003

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096039

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489931

Location: Nottingham, NG3

County: City of Nottingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Mapperley

Built-Up Area: Nottingham

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Nottingham St Jude

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

646-1/0/10038 PORCHESTER ROAD
08-JAN-03 (Northeast,off)
The Chapel and Theatre at Mapperley Ho


Hospital chapel and theatre, now disused. 1887. Designed by G T Hine. Red brick with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. Dentilated brick cornice, ashlar coped gables with kneelers. The south-west gable topped with an ashlar bellcote. 2 storey, with moulded ashlar plinth, tall brick buttresses with set-offs.
South-west front has two tall segment headed windows with 4-light ashlar transom and mullion windows, single similar 3-light window to the south-east and 5 similar windows to the north-west. Remainder of the ground floor has later additions. Upper floor has two tall 4-light pointed arched windows with rectilinear tracery and above a central circular wheel window with similar tracery. Central buttress topped with gabled niche. North-west side elevation has six 2-light pointed arched windows and south-east elevation has four similar windows.
INTERIOR. Theatre on ground floor has deeply coved plaster ceiling with moulded ribs and some decorative panels. Walls divided by tall plaster pilaster. Stage to north-east end has altered procenium arch. Chapel above has 5 broad timber single hammer-beam trusses supported on wooden wall columns at either side. Dado panelling and deeply moulded skirting board. Two segment arched doorways in flat headed surrounds. Ashlar chancel arch with moulded half-columns. Short narrow chancel has Minton tiled floor, boarded timber roof with ribs and timber organ case in side arch. Chancel also has tiled dado and reredos.

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

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