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Bournemouth East Cemetery Chapels, Bournemouth

Description: Bournemouth East Cemetery Chapels

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 February 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 101920

OS Grid Reference: SZ1206692607
OS Grid Coordinates: 412066, 92607
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7330, -1.8304

Location: 87 Wheaton Road, Bournemouth BH1 4BE

Locality: Bournemouth
County: Bournemouth
Country: England
Postcode: BH1 4BE

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Listing Text

5186 Gloucester road

Bournemouth East
Cemetery Chapels.
SZ 1292 30/302


1897, architect F W Lacey (Borough Engineer). Usual pattern of Church of England and
Non-Conformist Chapels linked by central former porch in this case with good Rayonnant
style spire; the rest are in Early English styles. Materials are rough-faced rubble and
decorated with ashlar quoins and dressings; spire in Portland stone. Tiled roofs. Not
symmetrical: gable and lancet triplet to right hand chapel, short link passage to left
hand chapel. Angled bay to NE. Main feature is the spire which springs from a gabled
arcade with pinnacles. The 3 stage tower has pierced parapets and corner finials ant
an unusual combination of diagonal and corner buttresses. Large 2 light decorated
window to belfry, gabled image niche (with statue) below. Main entrance with triangular

Listing NGR: SZ1206692607

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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