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Chapel at Rosary Cemetery, Norwich

Description: Chapel at Rosary Cemetery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 229460

OS Grid Reference: TG2431008441
OS Grid Coordinates: 624310, 308441
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6273, 1.3129

Location: Ethel Road, Norwich, Norfolk NR1 4DA

Locality: Norwich
Local Authority: Norwich City Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR1 4DA

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Listing Text

In the entry for
25/688 (north east side)
Chapel at Rosary Cemetery
5.6.72. II
The second sentence in the description which reads" Late C19"shall be amended to
read "1879 by E.Bohrdman"


(north-east side)
5.6.72. Chapel at Rosary Cemetery.
- II
Cemetery Chapel. Late C19. Gothic revival. Knapped flint; stone dressings;
plain tile roof. 2-bay nave; chancel; south porch and belfry over. porte-
cochere. 2-light nave and single-light chancel windows in pentangular apse
have 2-centred cusped heads with drip moulds. 3-light traceried west window
in similar style. Nave has angle buttresses and gable parapets with shafted
kneelers at the west end, plain at the east. Entered through double-leaf
door with wrought iron hinges in porch with 2-centred arch with stiff-leaf
capitals. Attached porte cochere has 2-centred arches on 3 sides, angle
buttresses with pinnacles and a pyramid roof surmounted by a belfy with
moulded wooden detail and a shingled roof. Interior: 2-centred chancel
and south arches with stiff-leaf capitals; arch-braced roof on stiff-leaf
corbels. Re-set tablet on south porch: 'The Rosary burial ground for
persons of all denomination registered at the office of the Lord Bishop of
Norwich June 14th 1821.

Listing NGR: TG2431008441

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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