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Funeral Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Highclere, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3319 / 51°19'54"N

Longitude: -1.3628 / 1°21'46"W

OS Eastings: 444490

OS Northings: 159388

OS Grid: SU444593

Mapcode National: GBR 82P.J7Y

Mapcode Global: VHCZQ.BSDC

Entry Name: Funeral Chapel

Listing Date: 18 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1092529

English Heritage Legacy ID: 138113

Location: Highclere, Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG20

County: Hampshire

District: Basingstoke and Deane

Civil Parish: Highclere

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Highclere St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

SU 45 NW HIGHCLERE HIGHCLERE PARK
6/2
Funeral Chapel

II

Mid C19. For the third Earl of Carnarvon, by Thomas Allom. An Early English 3-bay single cell, with exaggerated ornament and symmetrical elevations. The side
elevations show a roof of scalloped blue tiles, with an ornamental ridge. Walling is of squared knapped flint with stone dressings; moulded eaves, deep chamfered frames to the lancet windows, moulded cill band, plinth, stepped buttresses (gabled at each end to meet the raised gable coping). The west elevation has 3 lancets (the central taller) within hoodmoulds and recessed columns, on a raised cill band. The east front has a stone bell turret, with gables and gargoyles, on brackets enclosing a small arched opening; beneath is the wide doorway, comprising a Gothic arch with several recessed stages, resting on columns with moulded caps and bases. Within is an arch-braced upon timber roof, a floor containing a central lettered tomb slab, with a bank of stalls on each side (having French Gothic ornament). A secondary door occupies the west, bay of the north elevation.

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