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Chapel at North End of Terrace to Rear of Bramham Park

A Grade I Listed Building in Bramham cum Oglethorpe, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8709 / 53°52'15"N

Longitude: -1.3814 / 1°22'52"W

OS Eastings: 440775

OS Northings: 441811

OS Grid: SE407418

Mapcode National: GBR LRSP.Q4

Mapcode Global: WHDB6.RYDW

Entry Name: Chapel at North End of Terrace to Rear of Bramham Park

Listing Date: 30 March 1966

Last Amended: 3 December 1986

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135640

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342194

Location: Bramham cum Oglethorpe, Leeds, LS23

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Bramham cum Oglethorpe

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Lower Wharfe

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

BRAMHAM CUM OGLETHORPE BRAMHAM PARK
SE404L
7/33 LS23 Chapel at north end
30.3.66 of terrace to rear
of Bramham Park
(Formerly listed as
Chapel)

GV I

Chapel, formerly summer house. 1750-62, by James Paine, for George Fox Lane.
Magnesian limestone ashlar, stone slate roof. Classical style. Pedimented single
cell of 2 storeys and 3 bays with tetrastyle Ionic porch covering full width
of ground floor and single-storey semioctagonal wings to the return walls. Porch
mounted on 3 steps has entablature, dentilled cornice, parapet balustraded in
each bay; ground floor beneath porch has a round-headed doorway with double doors
(upper panels glazed) and fanlight with radiating glazing bars, and tall 12-
pane sashed windows with balustrades beneath; 1st floor has a square window with
glazing bars flanked by square blind windows. Each wing has a plinth, a large
coved niche in each diagonal wall, with a low balustrade, the coping of which
runs out as a string course round the whole, a dentilled cornice with low parapet,
and a semi-pyramidal roof, at the apex of which is a small window at 1st floor
of the return wall. Interior: distyle Ionic screen (of scagliola) to each side
bay, with entablature and dentilled cornice carried round the whole interior,
including a semicircular-arched sanctuary in the rear wall; vaulted ceiling with
slender moulded plaster decoration; in each side bay a statue (Lord Bingley and
his daughter, by Agostino Carlini, 1771: Pevsner).


Listing NGR: SE4077641815

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