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School Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Stowe, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 52.0305 / 52°1'49"N

Longitude: -1.0211 / 1°1'15"W

OS Eastings: 467256

OS Northings: 237352

OS Grid: SP672373

Mapcode National: GBR 9X9.LP9

Mapcode Global: VHDT2.8727

Entry Name: School Chapel

Listing Date: 21 April 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1289789

English Heritage Legacy ID: 396419

Location: Stowe, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK18

County: Buckinghamshire

Civil Parish: Stowe

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Stowe

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


School Chapel


Basilican chapel. 1927-9 by Sir Robert Lorimer. Ashlar stone. Large
Corinthian pedimented portico with steps at south end, flank walls have
projecting bay at each end with corinthian pilasters and carved spandrels
to round-headed windows: 5 windows between; balustraded parapet above.
Interior: 7 arches each side supported on fluted Ionic columns taken
from the Temple of Concord and Winged Victory (q.v.). Carved and gilded
early C18 cedar panelling in sanctuary and under (ritual) west gallery brought
from former chapel in the Mansion, as were the pulpit, lectern and altar

Listing NGR: SP6725637352

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

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