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Chapel at Rubery Hill Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Longbridge, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.3982 / 52°23'53"N

Longitude: -2.0122 / 2°0'43"W

OS Eastings: 399266

OS Northings: 277797

OS Grid: SO992777

Mapcode National: GBR 2F7.N2F

Mapcode Global: VH9Z7.2ZLF

Plus Code: 9C4V9XXQ+74

Entry Name: Chapel at Rubery Hill Hospital

Listing Date: 4 November 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1276164

English Heritage Legacy ID: 410207

ID on this website: 101276164

Location: Rubery, Birmingham, West Midlands, B45

County: Birmingham

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Rubery

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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SO 17 ME
Chapel at Rubery Hill Hospital
Hospital chapel.1882,by Martin and Chamberlain of Birmingham
for the Borough of Birmingham's Lunatic Asylums Committee of
Visitors,with C20 alterations.Red brick with ashlar sandstone
and terracotta dressings beneath a plain tiled roof.Aisless
plan comprising nave(now subdivided for Anglican and Catholic
worship)and apsidal chapel,in the Early English style,with
gabled bellcote at the junction of nave and chancel.Nave of 8
bays with plain entrance doorways enclosed by corridor of
adjacent hospital.Each bay with copled lancets rising froma
moulded brick string,the windows having steeply-sloping ashlar
cills.Moulded brick surronds within chamfered brick openings.A
moulded string above window heads supports a plain eaves.Nave
bays delineated bystepped brick buttresses with moulded
margins and ashlar set-offs.4 roof gablets to each
slope.Doorway within each sidewall 4 bays from entry
end.Bellcote projects from broken gable which supports
flanking spired turrets.Apse with coupled lancets to each of 5
bays between stepped buttresses, with a continuous hood mould
carried around upper set-offs to butresses.Interior with
hammer-beam roof trusses,arch-braced and carried on ashlar
wall corbels.Engaged colums support chancel arch. The nave
is divided into unequal parts of 5 and three bays by a plain
inserted partition.

Listing NGR: SO9926677797

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