All Souls' Chapel

All Souls' Chapel (HM1IRW)

Location: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Queens County
Country: Canada

N 46° 14.04', W 63° 7.969'

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This 1888 chapel, designed by William Critchlow Harris, Jr., is a masterful example of High Victorian Gothic Revival architecture in Canada. Its robust design is distinguished by rough textures in rust-red Prince Edward Island sandstone and by deep-set hooded windows. Inside, a profound sense of religious mystery has been created by the complex decorative scheme. It features a dramatic chancel arch, rich carvings, beautifully patterned encaustic tiles, subdued lighting and eighteen exquisite mural paintings by the artist Robert Harris, brother of the architect.
Cette chapelle, construite en 1888 d'après des plans de William Critchlow Harris Jr, illustre de façon magistrale le style néo-gothique de l'apogée victorien au Canada. Elle présente un aspect solide, avec des textures rugueuses en grès rouge de l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard et des fenêtres profondes surmontées de larmiers. L'intérieur dégage une atmosphère mystique créée par un décor complexe, dont un imposant arc-triomphal, de riches sculptures, des carreaux encaustiques à magnifiques motifs, un éclairage tamisé et dix-huit remarquables peintures murales réalisées par l'artiste Robert Harris, frère de l'architecte.
Placed ByHistoric Sites and Monument Board of Canada/Commission de lieux et monuments historique du Canada
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Date Added Sunday, January 11th, 2015 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)20T E 489759 N 5120055
Decimal Degrees46.23400000, -63.13281667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 14.04', W 63° 7.969'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 14' 2.4" N, 63° 7' 58.14" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 105 Rochford St, Charlottetown Prince Edward Island , CA
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