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Glenside Hospital Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Eastville, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4831 / 51°28'59"N

Longitude: -2.5415 / 2°32'29"W

OS Eastings: 362496

OS Northings: 176151

OS Grid: ST624761

Mapcode National: GBR CN7.16

Mapcode Global: VH88G.WZSG

Plus Code: 9C3VFFM5+6C

Entry Name: Glenside Hospital Chapel

Listing Date: 25 April 1990

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202004

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378966

Location: Frome Vale, Bristol, BS16

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Eastville

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Fishponds All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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901-1/30/1261 (North side)
25/04/90 Glenside Hospital Chapel
(Formerly Listed as:
Glenside Hospital)


Chapel. c1861. Built as part of the Bristol Lunatic Asylum.
Squared Pennant rubble with limestone dressings, a slate roof
and copper lantern. Cruciform plan with N and S porches and E
porte cochere. Gothic Revival style. E end has a low porte
cochere with a weathered and parapeted roof and 2-centred
doorway, below 2 lancets and a rose window within a hoodmould,
an ashlar band to the apex and clasping buttresses; gabled
porch at E end, 4-bay chancel each with a lancet window
separated by a buttress, and corbel table; N transept gable as
the E end, NW chapel gable and 2-bay nave have a hood
enclosing 2 lancets and an oval top window; similar S
elevation has an octagonal stair turret on the W side of the
transept with a decorated ashlar top; the W gable has 3
stepped lancets below a hood, with thin tracery heads, above a
stilted drip; thin octagonal copper-clad lantern over
crossing. INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: ST6249676151

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