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Non Conformist Mortuary Chapel, London Road Cemetery, Wellingborough

Description: Non Conformist Mortuary Chapel, London Road Cemetery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 233744

OS Grid Reference: SP8958267507
OS Grid Coordinates: 489582, 267507
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2984, -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

SP86NE (South side)
4/91 Non-conformist mortuary chapel
London Road cemetery


Non-conformist mortuary chapel. c.1857-58. By E.F.Law. Squared coursed and
rusticated limestone with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Single-unit chapel.
Single storey. Gable 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 right has lancet windows to
lower stage and 2-light bellchamber openings to upper stage. Ashlar cornice with
corbel table and corner gargorles. Broach spire with fish-scale slate covering
and metal cross finial. Side elevations, three-window range, and rear elevation
of one-window range, are similar to entrance front, 2-stage buttresses at
corners and between window ranges. Gabled porch attached to left side elevation.
Interior not inspected. Forms part of a planned cemetery layout with Chuch of
England mortuary chapel (q.v.) and cemetery (q.v.).
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.453).

Listing NGR: SP8958267507

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Source: English Heritage

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