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Description: Anglican Cemetery Chapel
Date Listed: 17 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 195482
OS Grid Reference: TF4182497051
OS Grid Coordinates: 541824, 397051
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4511, 0.1343
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NORTH SOMERCOTES CEMETERY ROAD
TF 49 NW
2/40 Anglican Cemetery
Anglican cemetery chapel. 1879. Red brick, some stock brick,
limestone ashlar dressings. Steeply pitched hipped slate roofs
with stock brick eaves. Rectangular plan with apsidal south end.
Stock brick dressed plinth runs round entire chapel. 3 bay north
front with 4 regularly spaced 2 stage buttresses with ashlar set-
offs. Central bay projects slightly and rises to gable broken
through by tall bellcote with steeply pitched gable, pointed bell
opening with hood mould and bell, stock brick decoration.
Central doorway with pointed head, moulded double chamfered
surround, hood mould and plank door. Plaque above doorway
inscribed 'AD 1879'. Doorway flanked by single pointed windows
with stock brick surrounds and ashlar hoodmoulds with stock brick
bands above and below. East and west sides each with 2 stock
brick bands and 2 pointed windows with stock brick surrounds and
ashlar hood moulds, alternating with 3 two stage buttresses with
ashlar set-offs. Apsidal south end with 2 stock brick bands and
3 pointed windows with stock brick surrounds and ashlar hood
moulds, alternating with 4 two stage buttresses with ashlar set-
offs. Interior with 2 ashlar bands running round entire chapel.
Multi-timbered hip roof. Contemporary altar, pulpit and pews.
Listing NGR: TF4182497051
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Source: English Heritage
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