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Cemetery Chapels

A Grade II Listed Building in Leek, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.1001 / 53°6'0"N

Longitude: -2.0248 / 2°1'29"W

OS Eastings: 398436

OS Northings: 355873

OS Grid: SJ984558

Mapcode National: GBR 24P.QWS

Mapcode Global: WHBCH.VBZS

Entry Name: Cemetery Chapels

Listing Date: 7 June 1972

Last Amended: 14 October 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268618

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461623

Location: Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST13

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Leek

Built-Up Area: Leek

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Leek St Edward the Confessor

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


611-1/1/48 (South West side)
07/06/72 Cemetery Chapels
(Formerly Listed as:
Cemetery Chapels)


Cemetery chapels. 1870. By William Sugden. Coursed and squared
stone, heavy slate roof with ridge-cresting. Gothic Style.
Central entrance arch with tower and spire over, flanked by 2
EXTERIOR: moulded archway beneath 2-stage tower, with
chamfered plinths to stepped upper stages. Heavy pinnacles on
top-most plinth. Octagonal base to spire, with gabled lucarnes
in each face. Entrances to chapels beneath main entrance
archway each side. 3-light Decorated windows with geometric
tracery incorporating rose. Low paired windows in chapel
porches each side, with stilted arched doorways. Chapels
divided into 2 bays by buttresses, each with 2-light window
with curvilinear tracery. 3-light geometric 'east' windows.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ9843655872

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