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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: ST BEES SCHOOL, MUSIC ROOM IN FORMER CHANCEL TO PRIORY CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST BEGA

List entry Number: 1086681

Location

ST BEES SCHOOL, MUSIC ROOM IN FORMER CHANCEL TO PRIORY CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ST BEGA, B5345

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

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaCopelandDistrict AuthoritySt. Bees

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 09-Aug-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 76165

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History

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Details

NX 91 SE (INSET) ST BEES B5345 (West side) St Bees 8/67 St Bees School, Music St Bees School, Music room in former chancel to Priory Church of St Mary and St Bega

GV I Chancel to Priory Church, now music room for St Bees School. Rebuilt late C12; south aisle added late C13/early C14. Unroofed at Dissolution; re-roofed and south arcade walled up when converted for use as lecture room in early C10. Wooden floor inserted. Sandstone blocks. North side and east end have moulded plinth, string, decoratively carved cavetto eaves moulding, and pilaster buttresses between windows. 5-bay north side has tall lancets with waterleaf capitals (to nook-shafts, now lost). East end has 3 lancets of equal height with waterleaf capitals; some en-delit nook-shafts survive. Remains of (stepped?? lancets in gable. 4-bay south arcade has windows inserted in blocking walls; steps up to door. Fragmentary remains of south and east walls to aisle. Internally, removal of rubbish below wooden floor in 1981 uncovered medieval flagged floor with steps up to altar platform; (C14?) effigy or woman against north wall. In music room, east wall retains ornate 2-tier late C12 blind arcading between windows.

Listing NGR: NX9690912130

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National Grid Reference: NX 96910 12130

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