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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHAPEL OF BLUECOAT SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1068325

Location

CHAPEL OF BLUECOAT SCHOOL, CHURCH ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
LiverpoolMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Mar-1975

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 213907

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History

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Details

SJ 38 NE 51/202 CHURCH ROAD L15

7/282 Chapel of Bluecoat School 14.3.75 G.V. II*

Chapel. 1903-6. Briggs, Wolstenholme and Thornley. Brick with stone dressings. Greek-cross plan with canted inner angles, low extruded corners and narthex to north. Top entablature and balustrade with open pediments to centres of cross arms; quoin strips. Venetian windows with Ionic colonnettes and festoons above, in round-arched recess. Canted inner angles have round windows in square architrave. East cross arm facing street has bowed apse with Corinthian pilastrade and 3 round-headed windows with festoons to aprons, eared architraves and triple keys. Shallow dome on octagonal drum has lantern with round-headed lights, pilasters, cornice and cupola with cross. Narthex has 3 round-headed entrances with Ionic angle pilasters, entablsature and balustrade, Ionic columns support segmental pediment with arms in tympanum. Interior has coffered dome with round windows to 4 lunette recesses. Chapel adjoins south-east angle of school (q.v.)

Listing NGR: SJ3922288787

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National Grid Reference: SJ 39222 88787

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