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Latitude: 53.5236 / 53°31'24"N
Longitude: -1.4041 / 1°24'14"W
OS Eastings: 439604
OS Northings: 403155
OS Grid: SE396031
Mapcode National: GBR LWMP.TM
Mapcode Global: WHDCY.DPMM
Entry Name: Northernmost Chapel at Wombwell Cemetery
Listing Date: 18 April 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1151173
English Heritage Legacy ID: 333675
Location: Barnsley, S73
Electoral Ward/Division: Wombwell
Built-Up Area: Wombwell
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Wombwell St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
SE30SE WOMBWELL CEMETERY ROAD
5/47 Northernmost Chapel
at Wombwell Cemetery
Mortuary chapel now store. c1868. By Thomas Dobb of Rotherham.
Thinly-coursed sandstone with some contrasting dressings, Welsh
slate roof. Single-cell with corner spire. High Victorian style:
polychromatic relieving arches, carved and contrasting bands.
Battered plinth with chamfered band. Gable entry front: moulded,
pointed doorway with colonnettes (all restored): circular window
above with foiled openings in sunken ashlar panel; ashlar gable
copings with stepped kneelers. Spire to right: square, buttressed
base to octagonal turret with slit windows, carved bands and lucarnes.
Cusped blind opening to each side beneath grotesques. Tapered spire
with more grotesques beneath ashlar top. Rear: 4-light window beneath
pierced circular panel. Returns: two 2-light windows flanked by single
lights, pierced circular window beneath central gablet, windows bricked.
Decorative cut-slate roof. Architect referred to in Barnsley Chronicle,
8/8/1867: cutting in Barnsley Local History Library.
Listing NGR: SE3960403155
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