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Description: Rosary Cemetery Lodge
Date Listed: 7 January 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 229779
OS Grid Reference: TG2423308389
OS Grid Coordinates: 624233, 308389
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6269, 1.3117
TG 2408 SW ROSARY ROAD
25/920 No 143
Rosary Cemetery Lodge
Cemetery Lodge and office. 1860 by J S Benest of Norwich. Gault brick in Flemish
bond. State roof with tiled coping to gable ends with corbelled kneelers and
moulded brick modillion cornice.
Rectangular on plan, at right angles to road and facing drive entrance to cemetery.
Tudor gothic style.
One storey and attic. Asymmetrical 3-window south-east front. 2-light cavetto
moulded brick mullion-transom windows. 4-centred arch lights and hoodmoulds, those
on first floor in 2 dormers on left with moulded brick gables. Canted bay on left
of ground floor with moulded mullion-transom windows. Panelled door to left of
centre in moulded frame and with headmould. Similar mullion-transom windows in
SW gable end facing road and stone inscription at first floor level in upper case
sanserif 'ROSARY CEMETERY OFFICE'.
Interior not inspected but said to be unaltered except for one blocked doorway.
Note: Rosary Cemetery is reputedly the first private non-denominational cemetery in
England. The chapel (qv) was built in 1897.
Source: Norfolk County Record Office, ref BR 35.
Listing NGR: TG2423308389
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Source: English Heritage
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