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Hospital Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Greatham, Hartlepool

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6401 / 54°38'24"N

Longitude: -1.2392 / 1°14'21"W

OS Eastings: 449200

OS Northings: 527486

OS Grid: NZ492274

Mapcode National: GBR MGSS.JF

Mapcode Global: WHD6L.YM2P

Entry Name: Hospital Chapel

Listing Date: 23 April 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249890

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432113

Location: Greatham, Hartlepool, TS25

County: Hartlepool

Civil Parish: Greatham

Built-Up Area: Greatham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Greatham

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

GREATHAM FRONT STREET
NZ 4927
(off west side)
12/22 Hospital Chapel
23.4.52

-- II

Chapel (C. of E.), dated 1788 above east window; on medieval foundation on
south side; porch and vestry 1976, by Elder Lester Associates. Coursed
limestone rubble with dressed quoins at angles; slate roofs. Nave, no
chancel; west porch under tower with additional west porch and vestry.
Diminutive 3-stage tower has door of 6 fielded panels under fanlight with
glazing bars, in moulded surround. String courses between stages; 2
circular belfry openings to east and west sides and one to north and south
sides. Pyramidal slate roof with iron weather-vane finial. 3-bay nave has
round-headed sash windows with glazing bars, and similar east window with
lower part partly blocked. Corbel table at eaves and verge; roof hipped at
east end. Interior has painted dado panelling; medieval piscina built into
south end of east wall; medieval stone altar table; brass memorial
inscription around perimeter of rectangular grave cover in centre aisle.
Panels of bas relief by John Bunting, in C20 porch/vestry. V.C.H. Durham,
1928, Vol. III, p. 242/43.


Listing NGR: NZ4920027486

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