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Chapel at Northern Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Bricknell, City of Kingston upon Hull

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7669 / 53°46'0"N

Longitude: -0.3753 / 0°22'30"W

OS Eastings: 507190

OS Northings: 431285

OS Grid: TA071312

Mapcode National: GBR GDF.82

Mapcode Global: WHGFK.6LK2

Entry Name: Chapel at Northern Cemetery

Listing Date: 21 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197629

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387486

Location: Kingston upon Hull, HU5

County: City of Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: Bricknell

Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Hull

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hull St Alban

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

This List entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 30/03/2017


TA 03 SE,
680-1/4/437

KINGSTON UPON HULL,
CHANTERLANDS AVENUE (West side (off)),
Chapel at Northern Cemetery

II

Cemetery chapel. 1912. Architect: Joseph H. Hirst, City Architect.
Red brick with ashlar dressings and
gabled slate and flat asphalt roofs. Polychrome banded rear
wall stack. Single and two storeys; 1x3 windows. Windows are
metal-framed casements with glazing bars. 2-storey main
building enclosed on all sides by single-storey flat-roofed
aisles, porches and toilet blocks.
Main block has polychrome bands and quoins, eaves band,
dentillated eaves, and dentillated open pediments to gables.
Facing gable has a projecting central ashlar feature with a
round-arched window flanked by pilasters under a broken
segmental pediment and elongated keystone. On either side, three
round-arched metal-framed glazing bar windows with corbelled
sills and keystones. Rear gable has a central window with
round-arched surround.
Single storey ranges have string courses and moulded cornices.
Front porch has a large broken segmental pediment framing a
moulded panel topped with a cross. The pediment is carried by
paired Doric columns flanking a pair of doors. Beyond, on
either side, a single window, and a similar window in the
return angle. Beyond again, projecting corner pavilions with
pairs of recessed doors. Returns have two single windows. Aisles
have each three single windows. Rear has blank central section
flanked by projecting pavilions, each with a single door. Each
return has two single windows.

INTERIOR has moulded cornice below round-arched upper windows.
At the front, three round arches with square piers, the central
arch with curtained catafalque, the outer arches with marble
reading desks. At the rear, a gallery with two square Doric
columns. On either side, each aisle bay forms a recess flanked
by Doric columns. Panelled oak benches throughout.


Listing NGR: TA0719031285

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