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South Chapel at City of London Cemetery, Newham

Description: South Chapel at City of London Cemetery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 204913

OS Grid Reference: TQ4226786285
OS Grid Coordinates: 542267, 186285
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5575, 0.0508

Location: N Boundary Road, Stratford, Greater London E12 5AF

Locality: Newham
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E12 5AF

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Listing Text


- South Chapel at City
of London Cemetery


1903-4. D T Ross engineer (see tablets on building). South chapel, formerly
Crematorium. Rubblestone with ashlar dressings. Tiled roof with fishscale decoration.
Gabled Gothic chapel with steeply pitched roof to parapet. Tower set back to right
with triple louvred upper stage and pyramidal roof with elaborate octagonal ornamen-
ted iron flue protruding from apex. Central entrance to chapel with pointed moulded
arch and original traceried timber door, flanked by double blind arcades. Ogee
headed windows to either side of chapel. Gabled corner buttresses. Later Chapel
of Remembrance extension to rear, of no interest. The second crematorium in London.
Originally coke-fired. Interior not seen.

Listing NGR: TQ4226786285

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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