© Mr Andy Domeracki
DUCHESS OF SOMERSET ALMSHOUSE AND HOSPITAL AND CHAPEL, BATH ROAD (north side)
FROXFIELD, KENNET, WILTSHIRE
Mr Andy Domeracki
03 May 2001
22 August 1966
Date of last amendment:
30 July 1986
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FROXFIELD BATH ROAD
SU 26 NE
2/9 Chapel to Somerset Hospital
(formerly listed as Duchess of
22.8.66 Somerset Almshouse and Hospital
Chapel. 1813, for James Brudenell Bruce, Earl of Ailsbury in
memory of Sarah, Dowager Duchess of Somerset. Ashlar limestone
with concealed lead roof. Gothic. Three bays, in centre of
courtyard of hospital. Two 2-light windows to south with shallow
cinquefoil heads. Thin buttresses and crocketed wall canopy frieze
over dedicatory inscription. Three-light east and west windows.
Interior: Paired panelled wall pilasters supporting painted timber
vault with silvered ribs. Later C19 raised and tiled east end and
communion rail. White painted panelled stalls facing central
aisle. Octagonal pulpit.