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The John Abel Smith Memorial Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Chichester, West Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8404 / 50°50'25"N

Longitude: -0.7591 / 0°45'32"W

OS Eastings: 487467

OS Northings: 105279

OS Grid: SU874052

Mapcode National: GBR DGT.6WM

Mapcode Global: FRA 969W.82D

Entry Name: The John Abel Smith Memorial Chapel

Listing Date: 12 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1026589

English Heritage Legacy ID: 300318

Location: Chichester, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19

County: West Sussex

District: Chichester

Civil Parish: Chichester

Built-Up Area: Chichester

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Whyke St George

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text


1.
972 CHURCH ROAD
(The Cemetery)
The Jolm Abel Smith
Memorial Chapel
So 8705 14/627
II

2.
Circa 1872; to the design of Sir George Gllbert Scott. Richly detailed
small mortuary chapel in Early Englieh style. Walls faced with ashlar; partly
plain tile roof, with ashlar coping and cruciform finals to gable ends. Two
bay side elvations with gabled corner and centre buttresses, each bay ubdivided
by a three bay double arcade of coupled columns above a panelled base; oolumns,
with oapitals with stiff-leaf folige set below pinted arches with trefoiled
heads anti with labels with foliaged corbels; wrought-iron grilled set within
the arcade openings; trefoiled corbel-table beneath stringcourse and
parapet with coping. Richly moulded and carved entrance with trefoiled arch
set within moulded pointed arch, above column shafts with foliage; wrought iron
gates set within the entrance; hexafoiled panel over.

The John Abel Papers, with documents relating to Mortuary Chapel, are
deposited with the Sussex County Records 0ffice.


Listing NGR: SU8746705279

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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