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Royal National Hospital Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Bournemouth

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Latitude: 50.7226 / 50°43'21"N

Longitude: -1.8827 / 1°52'57"W

OS Eastings: 408376

OS Northings: 91442

OS Grid: SZ083914

Mapcode National: GBR X6N.NQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 67Y5.GCG

Entry Name: Royal National Hospital Chapel

Listing Date: 1 August 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153678

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101843

Location: Bournemouth, BH2

County: Bournemouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Bournemouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Bournemouth Town Centre

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Royal National Hospital Chapel
SZ 0891 13/125A 1.8.74.


1865-7, G E Street, joined to main building by single-storey link with pierced
timber tracery. Nave and chancel, with division marked by buttressed wall supporting
neat octagonal bellcote with alternating openings and buttresses. Coursed Purbeck
rubble with Bath stone dressings. West windows, 2 cinquefoiled lancets and quatrefoil
in vesica, east window, cinquefoiled triplet under relieving arch, side windows
connected by continuous sloping sill, also stringcourses breaking over as hoodmould.
Roof of patterned slate with tile ridge on overhanging bracketed eaves, openwork
stone cross on east gable. Interior has roofs of canted rafters of unusual section.
Chancel arch with simple moulded abacus. Window sills connected by stringcourse.
East and west windows and others have glass by Clayton and Bell. Reredos has
sculptured relief of Good Samaritan by T W Earp between foliage panels, with
fleurons on rectangular frame.

Listing NGR: SZ0837691442

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

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