Basic Site Details

Name: Stowe School Chapel
Town, district or village: Stowe
City or county: Buckinghamshire
Country: England
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Chapel  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21927  Competition. Won competition to secure job. New chapel and all internal woodwork reusing columns of temple by Kent and some fittings from chapel within house
Item 2 of 21927 Design exhibited 

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectA19271929Won competition to secure job. New chapel and all internal woodwork reusing columns of temple by Kent and some fittings from chapel within house
Item 2 of 3John Fraser MatthewArchitectA1927After 1931Won competition to secure job. New chapel and all internal woodwork reusing columns of temple by Kent and some fittings from chapel within house
Item 3 of 3Lorimer & MatthewArchitectural practiceA1927After 1931Won competition to secure job. New chapel and all internal woodwork reusing columns of temple by Kent and some fittings from chapel within house

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Royal Academy exhibitors    1927, no 1237; 1928, no 1352
Item 2 of 3RSA1928   592
Item 3 of 3Savage, Peter1980Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980 (also paperback ed, London & Edinburgh: Steve Savage, 2005)p178

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder2 August 1929  p 178 - notes. Illustrations - p174 chancel, p179, exterior p180, nave, p181 interior

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR XSD/40
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Fraser Matthew: L no3904 (box 18) & F no2945 (box 14)