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Latitude: 52.2986 / 52°17'54"N
Longitude: -0.6878 / 0°41'16"W
OS Eastings: 489576
OS Northings: 267529
OS Grid: SP895675
Mapcode National: GBR DYF.T32
Mapcode Global: VHFPC.1H67
Entry Name: Church of England Mortuary Chapel, London Road Cemetery
Listing Date: 12 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1040616
English Heritage Legacy ID: 233743
Location: Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8
District Council Ward: Swanspool
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Wellingborough All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
WELLINGBOROUGH CASTLE ROAD
SP89N (South side)
4/90 Church of England mortuary
chapel, London Road cemetery
Church of England mortuary chapel. c.1857-58. By E.F. Law. Squared coursed and
rusticated limestone with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Sinqle-unit chapel.
Single storey. Gabled 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 left has lancet windows to
lower stage and 2-light bellchamber openings to upper stage. Ashlar cornice with
corbel table and corner gargoyles. Broach spire with fish scale slate covering
and metal cross finial. Side elevations, of three window range, and rear
one-window range are similar to entrance front. 2-stage buttresses at corners
and between window ranges. Gabled porch attached to right side elevation.
Interior not inspected. Forms part of a planned cemetery layout with
Non-conformist mortuary chapel (q.v.) and cemetery lodge (q.v.).
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.453).
Listing NGR: SP8957667529
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