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Description: Mortuary Chapel in Hessle Cemetery
Date Listed: 16 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 164712
OS Grid Reference: TA0327326781
OS Grid Coordinates: 503273, 426781
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7272, -0.4362
HESSLE BEVERLEY ROAD
TA 02 NW
9/69 Mortuary Chapel in Hessle
Mortuary chapel. 1866 for J Robinson Pease. Ashlar, corbelled roof.
English Transitional style. Rectangular plan of 3 bays. Blank pointed
arcades to each side with moulded and dogtooth arches on shafts with water-
leaf capitals. Within the arcades are sunk panels, some inscribed: one of
them bears the dated inscription recording the construction of the chapel.
Moulded impost bands and corner shafts below impost level. To either end
are pointed arches of 3 orders on nook-shafts with waterleaf capitals. The
arches and jambs bear a variety of mouldings and are enriched with dogtooth.
Wrought-iron gates of good style: 3 tiers of railings with foliate ends.
Interior: pointed tunnel vault on 4 keel-roll-moulded ribs carried on
attached shafts with water-leaf capitals rising from a low bench. Sunk
panels between the shafts, some inscribed. The Pease family were wealthy
Hull merchants who owned many of the larger houses in the area.
Listing NGR: TA0327326781
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Source: English Heritage
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