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Chapel of the Good Shepherd, Carlett Park
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OS grid reference SJ 361 811
Location Eastham, Merseyside
Country England
Denomination Anglican
History
Dedication Good Shepherd
Architecture
Heritage designation Grade II
Designated 2 December 1986
Architect(s) John Douglas
Architectural type Chapel
Style Gothic Revival
Groundbreaking 1884
Completed 1885
Specifications
Materials Red sandstone with lighter stone bands, slate roof

The Chapel of the Good Shepherd, Carlett Park is in Eastham, Merseyside, England. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building.

History

The chapel was built in the grounds of the mansion in Carlett Park in 1884–85 to a design by the Chester architect John Douglas. The chapel was commissioned by the owner of the mansion, Revd W. E. Torr, who was a canon of Chester Cathedral and the vicar of Eastham.

Architecture

The chapel is built in red sandstone. It has bands of lighter stone and a slate roof. Its plan consists of a continuous nave and chancel with a north transept. At the northwest is an octagonal bell-turret with a spire. Over the entrance is a canopied niche containing a figure of the Good Shepherd. The windows are lancets and the interior has ashlar stone. The windows contain stained glass by Kempe and by E. Frampton. Internally, framing the east window, are mosaic panels.

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