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Roman Catholic Chapel of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in East Lulworth, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.64 / 50°38'23"N

Longitude: -2.21 / 2°12'35"W

OS Eastings: 385248

OS Northings: 82273

OS Grid: SY852822

Mapcode National: GBR 21Y.S3Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 678C.T10

Plus Code: 9C2VJQQR+X2

Entry Name: Roman Catholic Chapel of St Mary

Listing Date: 20 November 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323322

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108604

ID on this website: 101323322

Location: Lulworth Park, East Lulworth, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: East Lulworth

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: The Lulworths, Winfrith Newburgh and Chaldon

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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20.11.59 Roman Catholic Chapel
of St Mary

Private Chapel to Lulworth Castle. Built 1786-7 for Thomas Weld. Architect and
Builder John Tasker. Ashlar stone walls, flat roof, with shallow lead-covered dome
in centre. Square plan with segmental apses on all four sides and rectangular
northex at south (liturgical "east") end. Entrances here and on north. In
classical style. Walls, on rusticated plinth, have parapet with moulded cornice.
Carved urns at angles of central section. Windows with glazing bars on two
storeys - lighting galleries. South front has central door with fanlight, in
round-headed opening, in a shallow portico with Tuscan columns and entablature. On
each side of this a niche with carved urn, and window over. Internally, central
area defined by Tuscan columns. Painted ceiling to dome. Carved marble altar,
marble vase font, hatchments, and organ - all C18. Early Post-Emancipation
R.C. Church. Building Accounts in County Record Office. RCHM Monument 2.

Listing NGR: SY8524782274

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