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© Mr Cyril N. Chapman LRPS

IoE Number: 378966
Location: GLENSIDE HOSPITAL CHAPEL, BLACKBERRY HILL (north side)
  BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL
Photographer: Mr Cyril N. Chapman LRPS
Date Photographed: 09 December 2000
Date listed: 25 April 1990
Date of last amendment: 30 December 1994
Grade II

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BRISTOL ST6276 BLACKBERRY HILL, Fishponds 901-1/30/1261 (North side) 25/04/90 Glenside Hospital Chapel (Formerly Listed as: BLACKBERRY HILL, Stapleton Glenside Hospital) GV II Chapel. c1861. Built as part of the Bristol Lunatic Asylum. Squared Pennant rubble with limestone dressings, a slate roof and copper lantern. Cruciform plan with N and S porches and E porte cochere. Gothic Revival style. E end has a low porte cochere with a weathered and parapeted roof and 2-centred doorway, below 2 lancets and a rose window within a hoodmould, an ashlar band to the apex and clasping buttresses; gabled porch at E end, 4-bay chancel each with a lancet window separated by a buttress, and corbel table; N transept gable as the E end, NW chapel gable and 2-bay nave have a hood enclosing 2 lancets and an oval top window; similar S elevation has an octagonal stair turret on the W side of the transept with a decorated ashlar top; the W gable has 3 stepped lancets below a hood, with thin tracery heads, above a stilted drip; thin octagonal copper-clad lantern over crossing. INTERIOR not inspected.

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