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Description: Mausoleum/Mortuary Chapel 90 Metres North of Yew Trees
Date Listed: 17 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 111265
OS Grid Reference: NZ0205217860
OS Grid Coordinates: 402052, 517860
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5560, -1.9698
LARTINGTON LARTINGTON LANE
(North side, off)
Chapel, 90 metres
north of Yew Trees
Small mausoleum/mortuary chapel. Dated 1877 on keystone. Built for Monsignor
Thomas Witham of Lartington Hall. Rock-faced masonry with leaded roofs. Square,
Stepped clasping buttresses. Pair of 3-panel doors in splayed round-arched
doorway with roll-moulded hoodmould and projecting keystone inscribed: TW 1877.
Doorway-flanked by stepped pilasters partly cut away to accommodate red sandstone
colonnettes. Pilasters crowned by statuettes of St. Peter (to left) and St.
Paul (to right). Raised cross above keystone. Wood eaves cornice. Low-pitched
hipped roof surmounted by glazed, square-plan lantern with leaded pyramidal
roof. Slightly-projecting rear bay has 3 stepped round-headed lancets.
Caen-stone-lined interior has carvings by Messrs. Priestman and Sons of
Of interest as a mortuary chapel in a private Catholic cemetery.
Listing NGR: NZ0205217860
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Source: English Heritage
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