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Former Chapel at Wootton Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wootton Wawen, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.2684 / 52°16'6"N

Longitude: -1.774 / 1°46'26"W

OS Eastings: 415519

OS Northings: 263378

OS Grid: SP155633

Mapcode National: GBR 4KR.NBW

Mapcode Global: VHB04.67JX

Entry Name: Former Chapel at Wootton Hall

Listing Date: 5 April 1967

Last Amended: 28 October 1999

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382250

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482616

Location: Wootton Wawen, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B95

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Wootton Wawen

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Wootton Wawen St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


1457-1/5/177 (North side)
05/04/67 Former Chapel at Wootton Hall
(Formerly Listed as:
Chapel at Wootten Hall)


Roman Catholic chapel, converted to a ballroom c1900, now
disused. 1813 with later alterations including range early C20
adjoining chapel and Hall (qv) to west; c1970s outshut.
Brownish-red brick in Flemish bond with ashlar dressings and
Welsh slate roof. Greek Revival with Mannerist elements.
Continuous nave and apsidal chancel, 4-window range, north
EXTERIOR: entrance to west end in early-C20 porch with
part-glazed, 4-panel double doors and overlight with radial
glazing. Porch partly obscures projecting entrance facade,
reminiscent of Italian Mannerist church facades, which has
Tuscan pilasters with frieze, architrave and cornice, blocking
course, curvilinear gable end with central Diocletian recess,
copings. Chamfered plinth, pilaster buttresses between windows
and first-stage band. Behind this are giant end pilasters with
frieze, cornice and unelaborated pediment to gable end with
weather-vane and cross at apex.
Nave and chancel: chamfered plinth, pilaster buttresses
between windows with paired pilasters to ends of nave;
first-stage band, frieze and roll-moulded cornice.
Nave has 4 round-arched window openings, one now blocked and
interrupted by garage doors to north side, otherwise with
multi-pane windows with radial glazing to head and margin
lights, the margins have stained glass.
Chancel has similar window to east end and Diocletian windows
to upper stage. Windows have sills and rubbed brick arches.
Curved roof to apse, otherwise gabled roof. Octagonal cupola
to chancel.
INTERIOR: Doric pilasters with frieze, cornice with triglyphs
and metopes, 2 fluted Doric columns to chancel with elliptical
arch. Entrances to apse have 6-panel doors, curved on plan in
moulded architraves with frieze and cornice on consoles.
Segmental-vaulted ceiling. To west end a gallery which gives
access to Wootton Hall (qv).
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth:
1966-: 482).

Listing NGR: SP1551963378

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