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Carlisle Cemetery Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Carlisle, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8803 / 54°52'48"N

Longitude: -2.9494 / 2°56'57"W

OS Eastings: 339184

OS Northings: 554356

OS Grid: NY391543

Mapcode National: GBR 7DV0.8C

Mapcode Global: WH802.NLQL

Entry Name: Carlisle Cemetery Chapel

Listing Date: 11 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196907

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386839

Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Town: Carlisle

Electoral Ward/Division: Denton Holme

Built-Up Area: Carlisle

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Carlisle St James

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


CARLISLE

NY3954 RICHARDSON STREET
671-1/15/246 Carlisle Cemetery Chapel

GV II

Mortuary chapel (formerly the Anglican chapel) for Carlisle
cemetery. 1855-6 by Messrs JM & J Hay of Liverpool. Flemish
bond red brick on moulded plinth (all dressings of calciferous
sandstone), with flush stone quoins, sill band, buttresses and
modillioned eaves cornice. Steeply-pitched graduated
greenslate roof with coped gables and finials; decorative
trident-speared cast-iron ridge rail.
Small 4-bay chapel, aligned north-south; north door (to face
other chapel), west porch and corresponding east transept;
north open bellcote. North double plank doors with scrolled
wrought-iron hinge brackets, in pointed arch of 2 orders;
lancet side lights under continuous hoodmould with king and
queen carved stone heads as springers. Rose window over door.
West porch has a similar doorway. Windows are 2-light and
cusped headed. South 4-light traceried window, hoodmoulds over
each window, with carved head label stops.
INTERIOR has open timber roof, the trusses supported by low
carved head corbels. Some stained glass with IHS motive. Pews
not fixed and C20 altar.


Listing NGR: NY3918454356

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