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Church of England Mortuary Chapel, London Road Cemetery, Wellingborough

Description: Church of England Mortuary Chapel, London Road Cemetery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 233743

OS Grid Reference: SP8957667529
OS Grid Coordinates: 489576, 267529
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2986, -0.6878

Location: B571, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire NN8 2BT

Locality: Wellingborough
Local Authority: Wellingborough Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN8 2BT

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Listing Text

SP89N (South side)
4/90 Church of England mortuary
chapel, London Road cemetery


Church of England mortuary chapel. c.1857-58. By E.F. Law. Squared coursed and
rusticated limestone with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Sinqle-unit chapel.
Single storey. Gabled entrance front has pair of central plank doors with
decorative hinges, under pointed chamfered arch. 3-light decorated style window
above with tracery. Small 2-stage square tower to left has lancet windows to
lower stage and 2-light bellchamber openings to upper stage. Ashlar cornice with
corbel table and corner gargoyles. Broach spire with fish scale slate covering
and metal cross finial. Side elevations, of three window range, and rear
one-window range are similar to entrance front. 2-stage buttresses at corners
and between window ranges. Gabled porch attached to right side elevation.
Interior not inspected. Forms part of a planned cemetery layout with
Non-conformist mortuary chapel (q.v.) and cemetery lodge (q.v.).
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.453).

Listing NGR: SP8957667529

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Source: English Heritage

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