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Former Chapel Adjacent to Main Entrance at Salford Northern Cemetry

A Grade II Listed Building in Pendlebury, Salford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5101 / 53°30'36"N

Longitude: -2.2926 / 2°17'33"W

OS Eastings: 380690

OS Northings: 401525

OS Grid: SD806015

Mapcode National: GBR D64.9R

Mapcode Global: WH989.R1GG

Entry Name: Former Chapel Adjacent to Main Entrance at Salford Northern Cemetry

Listing Date: 2 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067513

English Heritage Legacy ID: 211966

Location: Salford, M27

County: Salford

Electoral Ward/Division: Pendlebury

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Pendleton and Claremont

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 80 SW,
3/11

SWINTON & PENDLEBURY,
LANGLEY ROAD (east side),

Former chapel Adjacent to main entrance at Salford Northern Cemetery

G.V.

II

Cemetery chapel, now disused. 1903. By Sharpe & Foster. Rock-
faced stone with red sandstone ashlar dressings and clay
tile roof. Nave, west tower, north porch and porte-cochère
at east end. Free Gothic style with Arts and Crafts
influence. The 3-bay nave has a projecting plinth, weathered
buttresses and windows on two levels; the lower lancet windows
are below blind arches and the 3-light upper level windows
are arched and traceried. Gabled porch at base of 4-stage
tower which has a square stair turret at one corner. The
tower also has two 3-light basket-arched mullion and
transom windows beneath pointed hoodmoulds, a diminished
second stage with 6-light curvilinear tracery windows on
each side, clock-faces to the third stage with oriel
projections to either side, and an unusual top stage all in
timber which is set back behind a parapet, has gables on
each side and openings with pierced panels in naturalistic
forms. The porte-cochère is castellated and enclosed but for
double gates to north and south. Interior: impressive tie-
beam roof trusses with heavy carving, brattished enrichment,
open-arcaded vertical members and diagonal braces. The nave
continues into the tower separated only by an arch. Three arches
at the east end, the centre one forming a reredos, the
others opening unto the porte-cochère. Stained glass. Timber
pews. Original light fittings.


Listing NGR: SD8069001525

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