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St James Hospital Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Milton, Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.7964 / 50°47'46"N

Longitude: -1.0477 / 1°2'51"W

OS Eastings: 467212

OS Northings: 100078

OS Grid: SU672000

Mapcode National: GBR VYY.4T

Mapcode Global: FRA 86PZ.PN9

Plus Code: 9C2WQXW2+HW

Entry Name: St James Hospital Chapel

Listing Date: 9 December 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103824

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474900

Location: Portsmouth, PO4

County: Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Milton

Built-Up Area: Portsmouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Milton St James

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Hospital chapel. 1879. By George Rake. Knapped flint with
stone dressings. Welsh slated roofs.
PLAN: 5-bay nave, 1 bay apsidal chancel, south-west porch and
west bellcote, north vestry.
EXTERIOR: north face: 5 stone 2-light Y tracery windows with
leaded lights, flanking offset buttresses. To left (east) is a
vestry projecting from chancel with lean-to roof. At centre is
a recessed 4-panelled diamond boarded door with overlight set
under flat stone shouldered arch, stone sill and rusticated
jambs. On left return to vestry is a 2-light window with
leaded lights set under flat stone arch with rusticated jambs.
East face of chancel with lower roof has within apse 3 narrow
lancet windows each set under stone pointed arch. rusticated
jambs. East facing gable to nave has stone eaves. Kneelers,
offset diagonal buttress at south corners. To right (north) of
nave is octagonal stack.
South face: four 2-light windows with flanking offset
buttresses similar to north face. To left (west) is a
projecting porch, recessed boarded with ornamental iron strap
hinges, set under recessed stone pointed arch with flanking
engaged Corinthian columns; outer arch stone pointed with
hoodmould and stone roll moulded jambs. Flanking offset
buttresses, facing stone coped gable with kneelers.
West face: nave has slightly projecting and stepped centre
bay. To left and right a lancet headed window. At centre over
projecting bay is a stone base, with on each side paired
engaged stone columns, pointed blinded arches with hoodmould
surmounting stone bellcote with pointed arched opening,
hoodmould and steep pitched facing gable.
INTERIOR: nave has a 5-bay hammer beam roof with boarded
ceiling. Curved boarded ceiling to chancel. Nave and chancel
have stained glass windows.
(Hampshire Telegraph and Sussex Chronicle: Winchester: 1879-).

Listing NGR: SU6610802158

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