List entry

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: CAPELLA EXTRA PORTAS WITH ATTACHED WALLS

List entry Number: 1292871

Location

CAPELLA EXTRA PORTAS WITH ATTACHED WALLS, ABBEY APPROACH

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

County District District Type Parish
CumbriaBarrow-in-FurnessDistrict AuthorityNon Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 06-May-1976

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388373

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BARROW IN FURNESS

SD27SW ABBEY APPROACH 708-1/4/5 Capella Extra Portas with attached 06/05/76 walls

GV I

Ruined chapel. c1300. Red ashlar sandstone, no roof. Single vessel, 5x1 bays. Plinth. Moulded string course, at impost of round-arched south door, continues to right across buttresses between former 3-light windows with pointed cusped arches, geometrical tracery removed. Bay 4 occupied by broad gabled projection (rear of sedilia). To left of south door the string course rises over the scar of a wing wall of which only the foundations remain. West door has keeled round arch with carved hood stops; niche and string course over. Buttresses flank ruined east window. INTERIOR: triple sedilia with one trefoil shaft remaining, the arched recesses beneath hooded panel with gablets and torch finials; piscina and credence to left. Statue base to left of east window. Situated outside the abbey precinct and used by dependents of the monastery and others who did not normally worship in the abbey church (qv). Adjoining archways listed separately (qv). (Dickenson J C: Furness Abbey: London: 1987-: 11).

Listing NGR: SD2179471985

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Dickinson, J C, Furness Abbey, (1987), 11

National Grid Reference: SD2180171980

Map


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