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Mortuary Chapel in Hessle Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Hessle, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7272 / 53°43'37"N

Longitude: -0.4362 / 0°26'10"W

OS Eastings: 503273

OS Northings: 426781

OS Grid: TA032267

Mapcode National: GBR TTDB.CM

Mapcode Global: WHGFQ.8LK0

Entry Name: Mortuary Chapel in Hessle Cemetery

Listing Date: 16 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103375

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164712

Location: Hessle, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU13

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Hessle

Built-Up Area: Hessle

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hessle All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

HESSLE BEVERLEY ROAD
TA 02 NW
(west side)
9/69 Mortuary Chapel in Hessle
Cemetery
- II

Mortuary chapel. 1866 for J Robinson Pease. Ashlar, corbelled roof.
English Transitional style. Rectangular plan of 3 bays. Blank pointed
arcades to each side with moulded and dogtooth arches on shafts with water-
leaf capitals. Within the arcades are sunk panels, some inscribed: one of
them bears the dated inscription recording the construction of the chapel.
Moulded impost bands and corner shafts below impost level. To either end
are pointed arches of 3 orders on nook-shafts with waterleaf capitals. The
arches and jambs bear a variety of mouldings and are enriched with dogtooth.
Wrought-iron gates of good style: 3 tiers of railings with foliate ends.
Interior: pointed tunnel vault on 4 keel-roll-moulded ribs carried on
attached shafts with water-leaf capitals rising from a low bench. Sunk
panels between the shafts, some inscribed. The Pease family were wealthy
Hull merchants who owned many of the larger houses in the area.


Listing NGR: TA0327326781

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