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Chapel House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4553 / 51°27'19"N

Longitude: -2.5982 / 2°35'53"W

OS Eastings: 358530

OS Northings: 173092

OS Grid: ST585730

Mapcode National: GBR C7K.C5

Mapcode Global: VH88M.XP97

Plus Code: 9C3VFC42+4P

Entry Name: Chapel House

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292111

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380714

ID on this website: 101292111

Location: Bristol, BS1

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Bristol St Stephen with St James and St John the Baptist with St Michael and St George

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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901-1/11/301 (North West side)
08/01/59 Chapel House
(Formerly Listed as:
St Mary's-on-the Quay School)


Catholic church, school, now flats. 1788-90. Gutted 1973,
converted c1980. Stucco with coursed, squared Pennant rubble
plinth and limestone dressings; pantile roof to flats. Late
C20 flats built behind the road and E end facades. Single
storey; 4-window range. A Pennant plinth, C20 coping, to
2-centre openings, a right-hand archway to a flagged passage,
with a stained-glass overlight, windows with Y-tracery, above
the door and larger to the right. The right return has a wide,
shallow bow, with 2 small C20 windows. INTERIOR not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the first Catholic church built in Bristol
after the Reformation. Had a simple interior with E apse,
formerly with a cornice and double doors.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 176).

Listing NGR: ST5853073092

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