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Pair of Cemetery Chapels on A34 at Sp 2601 3951, Shipston on Stour

Description: Pair of Cemetery Chapels on A34 at Sp 2601 3951

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 306438

OS Grid Reference: SP2601539499
OS Grid Coordinates: 426015, 239499
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0533, -1.6220

Location: A3400, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire CV36 4FA

Locality: Shipston on Stour
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV36 4FA

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Listing Text

7/75 Pair of cemetery chapels on
A34 at SP 2601 3951

- II

Pair of cemetery chapels. Late C19. Squared, coursed limestone with plinth,
quoins, buttresses and shaped eaves cornice. Fish scale tile roof with
fleur-de-lys flashings. Stone cross finials. Z-shaped plan. Decorated style.
Each chapel of 3 bays. Chapel to right has 2-light east and west window with
cusped tracery, hood mould and carved label stops. To north a large gabled porch
with moulded, pointed arch, hood mould and carved label stops. 3-light cusped
window to each side. Plank door in pointed arch within. To north and south walls
of chapel, further single and paired lights with Decorated-style tracery. Chapel
to left has 2-light east window with cusped tracery; with single light cusped
window to west. Both windows have hood moulds and carved label stops. To south a
moulded arch doorway with hood mould and carved label stops flanked by pairs of
cusped windows. Further paired, cusped windows to north. Chapels are linked by
an archway with moulded, pointed arch to either side with hood mould and carved
label stops. Within, a pointed doorway leads to right chapel. Cusped windows on
either side of archway. Tower above archway of 2 stages, with octagonal broach
spire with gargoyles and finial. To first stage of tower a cusped window to east
and west with hood mould and carved label stops. To second stage east and west a
2-light cusped window with central shaft and moulded capital. Window
part-blocked and pierced with round holes. Above, a ball-flower eaves cornice.
Interior: scissor-braced roofs. Chapel to right has pews.

Listing NGR: SP2601539499

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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