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LANGBANK, MIDDLEPENNY ROAD, ST VINCENT'S COLLEGE, CHAPELLB13631

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
09/08/1995
Local Authority
Renfrewshire
Planning Authority
Renfrewshire
Parish
Erskine
NGR
NS 38064 73312
Coordinates
238064, 673312

Description

1931. Apsed, rectangular-plan gothic chapel on ground falling to N with undercroft. Bull-faced sandstone, squared and snecked with base course, gablet capped buttresses.

E ELEVATION: semi-crowstepped gable. Stone porch projecting at centre at head of flight of stone, parapet flanked steps: pointed arch doorway with angled semi-buttresses at foot, carved panel above emerging through swept parapet as cross finial, with flanking, gablet coped pilasters. Large 3-light window above, pointed arch, with stylised tracery and hoodmould; niche in gablehead with statue of Jesus Christ(?), and further cross finial above; narrow lights flanking centre at ground with cusped heads and segmental hoodmoulds, carved crosses in low relief above.

W ELEVATION: canted apse with dividing buttresses and lancet windows, and polygonal roof.

N ELEVATION: 6-bay. Battered projection to outer left with small 2-light, square-headed window and moulded parapet, containing stair to

undercroft(?). 3-light cusped windows in centre bay and 2 bays to left of centre. Gabled transept projecting to penultimate right with 2-light window and square-headed window on return at undercroft level. Blank bay of apse to outer right.

Lead-pane glazing. Larger E and W windows blocked. Green slates, overhanging eaves.

INTERIOR: not seen 1995.

Statement of Special Interest

Sited on ground rising to S of St Vincent?s College, former Eastbank House (listed separately).

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