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Mariners Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8625 / 51°51'44"N

Longitude: -2.2521 / 2°15'7"W

OS Eastings: 382737

OS Northings: 218239

OS Grid: SO827182

Mapcode National: GBR 1L5.1G7

Mapcode Global: VH94B.XG82

Entry Name: Mariners Chapel

Listing Date: 12 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245609

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472565

Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1

County: Gloucestershire

District: Gloucester

Town: Gloucester

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Gloucester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Hempsted with Gloucester, Saint Mary de Lode and Saint Mary de Crypt

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


GLOUCESTER

SO8218SE THE DOCKS
844-1/11/354 Mariners' Chapel
12/03/73

GV II

Chapel. 1848-9. By John Jaques for a committee managing funds
obtained from subscriptions and private benefactions to
provide a Church of England extra parochial chapel to minister
to sailors and dock workers. Squared rubble in diminishing
courses and ashlar details, plain clay tile roof with bands of
fishtail tiles. Early Pointed style. Single cell of five bays
with ritual orientation reversed.
EXTERIOR: offset ashlar plinths, slightly setback buttresses
with offsets at the angles and similar but slightly shorter
buttresses defining each bay, coped gables with kneelers at
either end and on the apex of the east (entry) gable a gabled
bellcote with a single bell in the arched opening. In the east
wall an arched doorway with moulded jambs flanked on either
side by a tall lancet and a pair of shorter lancets above, all
with trefoil heads; a small trefoil light in the upper part of
the gable. In each bay of the side walls a single lancet, in
the west wall three stepped lancets with trefoil tracery
heads, small trefoil light in upper part of the gable.
INTERIOR: white plastered walls, open queen post roof,
original pews, pulpit, altar rail and other fittings; in the
three lancets above the altar stained glass by Clayton and
Bell and to either side of the lancets large panels in arched
frames within crocketed gables with finials, the panels
inscribed with the ten commandments; above the lancets a
painted ribbon inscribed "PRAISE THE LORD".

Listing NGR: SO8273718239

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

Description


GLOUCESTER

SO8218SE THE DOCKS
844-1/11/354 Mariners' Chapel
12/03/73

GV II

Chapel. 1848-9. By John Jaques for a committee managing funds
obtained from subscriptions and private benefactions to
provide a Church of England extra parochial chapel to minister
to sailors and dock workers. Squared rubble in diminishing
courses and ashlar details, plain clay tile roof with bands of
fishtail tiles. Early Pointed style. Single cell of five bays
with ritual orientation reversed.
EXTERIOR: offset ashlar plinths, slightly setback buttresses
with offsets at the angles and similar but slightly shorter
buttresses defining each bay, coped gables with kneelers at
either end and on the apex of the east (entry) gable a gabled
bellcote with a single bell in the arched opening. In the east
wall an arched doorway with moulded jambs flanked on either
side by a tall lancet and a pair of shorter lancets above, all
with trefoil heads; a small trefoil light in the upper part of
the gable. In each bay of the side walls a single lancet, in
the west wall three stepped lancets with trefoil tracery
heads, small trefoil light in upper part of the gable.
INTERIOR: white plastered walls, open queen post roof,
original pews, pulpit, altar rail and other fittings; in the
three lancets above the altar stained glass by Clayton and
Bell and to either side of the lancets large panels in arched
frames within crocketed gables with finials, the panels
inscribed with the ten commandments; above the lancets a
painted ribbon inscribed "PRAISE THE LORD".

Listing NGR: SO8273718239

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