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Cemetery Chapel, Horncastle

Description: Cemetery Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 195671

OS Grid Reference: TF2637768605
OS Grid Coordinates: 526377, 368605
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1995, -0.1095

Location: College Close, Horncastle, Lincolnshire LN9 6HU

Locality: Horncastle
Local Authority: East Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: LN9 6HU

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Listing Text

(east side)

4/14 Cemetery Chapel


Cemetery chapel. 1888. Coursed blue lias rubble with limestone
ashlar dressings. Slate roofs with decorative red ridge tiles,
stone coped gables and cross finials. Nave with north-west
spirelet, south vestry-store room, small chancel. Ashlar dressed
plinth runs round entire chapel. Moulded string course rises to
run below west window with pointed head, 3 cusped lights,
Decorated tracery, hood mould and label stops. Steep gable rises
above with cusped oculus. North west diagonal buttress rises up
to octagonal ashlar turret with 8 pointed, cusped, narrow
openings, spirelet and finial. 3 bay north side with central
steeply gabled bay projecting slightly. Large central pointed
doorway with ashlar quoins, hood mould with label stops, double
plank doors and shield above inscribed: "1888". Doorway flanked
by single, pointed, cusped windows. East end with single pointed
window with trefoiled head with trefoiled mouchette above. South
side of chancel with single cusped lancet. East front of south
vestry with large triangular headed doorway, with chamfered
surround and triple plank doors. South side with curved
triangular window with cusping. West end of vestry with large
triangular headed doorway with chamfered surround, hood mould,
foliate label stops and triple plank door. Plate trefoil in
gable above. South side of nave with single cusped lancet.

Listing NGR: TF2637768605

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Source: English Heritage

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