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Cemetery Chapel at Whitworth Cemetery (Middle of 3), Whitworth

Description: Cemetery Chapel at Whitworth Cemetery (Middle of 3)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185818

OS Grid Reference: SD8917918988
OS Grid Coordinates: 389179, 418988
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6673, -2.1652

Location: Whitworth, Lancashire OL12 8LF

Locality: Whitworth
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: OL12 8LF

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Listing Text


11/239 Cemetery Chapel at Whitworth Cemetery
(middle of 3)

Cemetery chapel, centre of matching set of 3, late 1870s. Rock-faced
sandstone, steeply-pitched slate roof with bands of green slates, red
ridging tiles, chimney at rear gable. Nave with pinnacled steeple
rising from west gable. High Victorian Gothic style. Buttressed west
end has large 4-light window with plate tracery rose in the head;
2-stage tower has coupled belfry louvres at 2nd stage, corner pinnacles
and squat spire with gablets and lucarnes. On north and south sides are
moulded Tudor-arched doorways, 3 recessed windows of 2 cusped lights in
chamfered square surrounds. Interior: red brick narthex at base of tower;
arch-braced kingpost roof with curved struts.

Listing NGR: SD8917918988

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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