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St Margaret's Cemetery Chapels

A Grade II Listed Building in Rochester West, Medway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3773 / 51°22'38"N

Longitude: 0.5018 / 0°30'6"E

OS Eastings: 574211

OS Northings: 167218

OS Grid: TQ742672

Mapcode National: GBR PPV.MNW

Mapcode Global: VHJLT.NN41

Entry Name: St Margaret's Cemetery Chapels

Listing Date: 2 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115753

English Heritage Legacy ID: 173104

Location: Medway, ME1

County: Medway

Electoral Ward/Division: Rochester West

Built-Up Area: Rochester

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Rochester St Peter Parish Centre

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

The following entry:-
ROCHESTER MAIDSTONE ROAD
TQ 76 NW
2/174 St Margaret's Cemetery
Chapels
shall be amended to read:-

TQ 76 NW ROCHESTER MAIDSTONE ROAD
2/174 St Margaret's Cemetery
Chapels
- II

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ROCHESTER MAIDSTONE ROAD
TQ 76 NW
2/174 St Margaret's
Cemetery Chapels
Cemetery chapels. 1865, by Martin Bulmer, with 1920s addition
to rear. Snecked ragstone rubble, flint dressings; Kent tiles
and interlocking cement tile roof. High Victorian gothic style;
Early English and Decorated style details. 2 gabled chapels, 2
carriage arches, central spire. 2 storey central tower and spire
with gabled niche with single lancet to east and west, broaches
at angles, octagonal second stage, weathered stone courses,
octagonal bell chamber with quinquefoil headed arches with
colonnettes and gabled heads, spire with metal finial and vane.
2 flanking segmental arched carriage porches with coped gables.
Two almost identical gabled funerary chapels, one Anglican one
Nonconformist, with set-off angle buttresses kneelers and coped
gables. 3 light east and west windows with elaborate C14 style
Decorated flowing tracery. Carriage porches have chamfered
principals, boaded ceilings. Interiors of chapels not seen.


Listing NGR: TQ7423067780

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