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Chapel of St Mary Magdalene remains of Chapel of St Mary Magdalene

A Grade II* Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8693 / 51°52'9"N

Longitude: -2.2291 / 2°13'44"W

OS Eastings: 384323

OS Northings: 218988

OS Grid: SO843189

Mapcode National: GBR 1L0.M8Q

Mapcode Global: VH94C.98XW

Entry Name: Chapel of St Mary Magdalene remains of Chapel of St Mary Magdalene

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Last Amended: 15 December 1998

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245744

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472311

Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1

County: Gloucestershire

District: Gloucester

Town: Gloucester

Electoral Ward/Division: Kingsholm and Wotton

Built-Up Area: Gloucester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Gloucester St Catharine

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


GLOUCESTER

SO8418NW LONDON ROAD
844-1/10/183 (North side)
23/01/52 Chapel of St Mary Magdalene
(Formerly Listed as:
LONDON ROAD
(North side)
Remains of Chapel of St Mary
Magdalene)

II*

Chancel of the chapel of the former leper hospital of St Mary
Magdelene, now a disused chapel. Mid C12, altered in late C13;
in 1861 the nave demolished and its south doorway reset in the
infilled chancel arch, now the west wall of the chapel. Ashlar
and squared rubble, tile roof. A small, end-gabled block.
EXTERIOR: the west wall with substantial lateral buttresses;
the reset C12 semicircular arched doorway of two orders, the
jambs with chamfered bases and chamfered imposts, the inner
order of the arch of square section and the outer order
decorated with a facing chevron moulding; in the north wall
two blocked C13 lancet windows; in the east wall a C13 window
with intersecting tracery.
INTERIOR: not inspected, but believed to have set in the floor
the recumbent effigy of a lady, c1290. See also St Margaret's
Chapel (qv).


Listing NGR: SO8432318988

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

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