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Cemetery Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Sowerby Bridge, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7093 / 53°42'33"N

Longitude: -1.9228 / 1°55'22"W

OS Eastings: 405190

OS Northings: 423650

OS Grid: SE051236

Mapcode National: GBR HT0K.H2

Mapcode Global: WHB8N.F1L7

Entry Name: Cemetery Chapel

Listing Date: 19 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183779

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339154

Location: Calderdale, HX6

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Sowerby Bridge

Built-Up Area: Sowerby Bridge

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Sowerby St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SOWERBY BRIDGE CEMETERY LANE
SE 0423 & SE 0523
(north end, off)
12/31
Cemetery Chapel
- II
Cemetery Chapel. Mid-late C19. Coursed dressed stone, large slates to
roof, lead cupola. Cruciform plan with north porch and central fleche. Gothic
style with rectilinear tracery. Off-set diagonal buttresses continuous
stepped roll-moulded band below windows. Porch: shouldered-arched double-
door with decorative ironwork and oculus above all in pointed-arched surround.
Above porch, in gable, a spherical triangle window with head-stopped hoodmould.
West and east gables each have a 3-light window with head-stopped hoodmould.
South gable has a large circular window with star-shaped cusped tracery
and head-stopped hoodmould. Kneelers, ashlar copings and gable finials
throughout. South gable with octagonal chimney. Central octagonal fl├Ęche
has glazed, traceried sides and rises as broached, ribbed spire with lucarnes
and weathervane. This was the non-conformist chapel, a similar Anglican
chapel formerly standing to the north-west (1919 OS Map Sheet CCXXX.ll).


Listing NGR: SE0519023650

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