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Latitude: 51.4513 / 51°27'4"N
Longitude: -2.6215 / 2°37'17"W
OS Eastings: 356907
OS Northings: 172665
OS Grid: ST569726
Mapcode National: GBR C2L.4L
Mapcode Global: VH88M.HSZ8
Entry Name: Hope Chapel
Listing Date: 8 January 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1293087
English Heritage Legacy ID: 379793
Location: Bristol, BS8
Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton
Built-Up Area: Bristol
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol
Church of England Parish: Clifton Holy Trinity with St Andrew the Less and St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST5672NE HOPE CHAPEL HILL, Hotwells
901-1/13/1437 (North side)
08/01/59 Hope Chapel
Congregational chapel, now hall. 1786. Possibly by Daniel
Hague. Altered, largely refenestrated and extended 1838.
Render over Pennant rubble with limestone dressings, hipped
Hall and N vestry wing. A symmetrical 4-bay S front has
clasping pilasters with round-topped sunken panels separated
by a lozenge, to a cornice and parapet, raised and pedimented
to the centre; 2 central 4-centre arched doorways linked by a
hoodmould, with large foliate stops and ribbed doors, beneath
two 3-light, and flanking 2-light, windows with cusped,
intersecting tracery. 5-bay W elevation of Y-tracery windows
with a transom quatrefoil panel. Similar E elevation. Vestry
of 1838 has 6/6-pane sash windows.
INTERIOR: hall with a balcony on 4 sides with quatrefoil
panels, on cast-iron columns with fluted, moulded capitals;
organ recess to north end at gallery level; queen post truss
Founded by Ladies Hope and Glenorchy for Calvinistic
evangelical worship, and linked to Hague by similar window
details at St Paul's Portland Square. Extended by a single bay
to the N in 1838, when the windows were replaced.
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 176; The Buildings of England:
Pevsner N: North Somerset and Bristol: London: 1958-: 412; An
Inventory of Nonconformist Chapels...in Central England: Stell
C: Gloucestershire: London: 1986-: 63).
Listing NGR: ST5690772665
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