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Mortuary Chapel in Hessle Cemetery, Hessle

Description: Mortuary Chapel in Hessle Cemetery

Grade: II
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

Location: Northgate, Hessle, East Riding of Yorkshire HU13 0LP

Locality: Hessle
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HU13 0LP

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Listing Text

TA 02 NW
(west side)
9/69 Mortuary Chapel in Hessle
- II

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

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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