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Cemetery Chapels, Godalming

Description: Cemetery Chapels

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 291469

OS Grid Reference: SU9716044649
OS Grid Coordinates: 497160, 144649
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1928, -0.6110

Location: 25 Shadyhanger, Godalming GU7 2PG

Locality: Godalming
Local Authority: Waverley Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU7 2PG

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Listing Text

SU 9744 NW
(west side, off)
Cemetery Chapels

Cemetery chapels. 1857 (VCH p28), altered. Bargate rubblestone with ashlar
dressings; plain tile roofs. U-shaped plan having 3-bay central range with
chapels forming cross-wings. In Decorated style. Chamfered plinth. Central
range: central gabled bay has walling rendered above plinth; full-width wood-
framed window of 5 cusped lights, all but 2nd and 4th lights blind; in gable,
arch-braced king-post set on head corbel; barge boards. Flanking bays have
archway on inner side with decorative cast-iron gate and cusped opening beyond;
each archway leads into internal porch having tiled floor and to each of the 3
sides a board door with decorative iron hinges (double doors to chapels).
Chapels: each has offset diagonal buttresses, ovolo-sectioned sill band, a
3-light Decorated window with leafy stops to hoodmould, shaped kneelers, ashlar
coping and decorative ridge tiles; a 1-light window to inner return; a 3-bay
outer return with buttresses and a 2-light window flanked by 1-light windows.
Rear: a 3-light window to each chapel. Central range has a central board door
with offset stack rising above it, and flanking 2-light windows.
V.C.H, Surrey, Vol III (1911)

Listing NGR: SU9715944650

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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