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Woking Crematorium Chapel, Woking

Description: Woking Crematorium Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 January 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 290755

OS Grid Reference: SU9749057900
OS Grid Coordinates: 497490, 157900
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3119, -0.6026

Location: Hermitage Road, Woking, Surrey GU21 1TJ

Locality: Woking
Local Authority: Woking Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU21 1TJ

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Listing Text


5/54 Woking Crematorium


Chapel 1888. Red brick with stone dressings, plain tiled roof; stone coped
gables and cross to west end. Rectangular 4 bay nave, pent roofed porch to
the north with C20 glazed extension. Two light arched windows, with quatrofoil
roundels in west end. C20 North door in chamfered and moulded surround;
further door to the west end .

Interior: Nave with marble floor, gallery to west end. 2 stained glass
windows in north wall depict the first 2 presidents of the Association of
Cremataria by R.H, Courbald 1928. Catafalque: marble 1903.

This is the first Crematorium Chapel in the country (A. Crosby: History
of Woking (1982) pp 107-8).

Listing NGR: SU9748457892

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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