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St Margaret's Cemetery Chapels, Rochester

Description: St Margaret's Cemetery Chapels

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 173104

OS Grid Reference: TQ7421167217
OS Grid Coordinates: 574211, 167217
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3773, 0.5018

Location: Maidstone Road, Strood, Medway ME1 1RL

Locality: Rochester
County: Medway
Country: England
Postcode: ME1 1RL

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Listing Text

The following entry:-
TQ 76 NW
2/174 St Margaret's Cemetery
shall be amended to read:-

2/174 St Margaret's Cemetery
- II


TQ 76 NW
2/174 St Margaret's
Cemetery Chapels
Cemetery chapels. 1865, by Martin Bulmer, with 1920s addition
to rear. Snecked ragstone rubble, flint dressings; Kent tiles
and interlocking cement tile roof. High Victorian gothic style;
Early English and Decorated style details. 2 gabled chapels, 2
carriage arches, central spire. 2 storey central tower and spire
with gabled niche with single lancet to east and west, broaches
at angles, octagonal second stage, weathered stone courses,
octagonal bell chamber with quinquefoil headed arches with
colonnettes and gabled heads, spire with metal finial and vane.
2 flanking segmental arched carriage porches with coped gables.
Two almost identical gabled funerary chapels, one Anglican one
Nonconformist, with set-off angle buttresses kneelers and coped
gables. 3 light east and west windows with elaborate C14 style
Decorated flowing tracery. Carriage porches have chamfered
principals, boaded ceilings. Interiors of chapels not seen.

Listing NGR: TQ7423067780

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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