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Latitude: 53.5234 / 53°31'24"N
Longitude: -1.4043 / 1°24'15"W
OS Eastings: 439592
OS Northings: 403132
OS Grid: SE395031
Mapcode National: GBR LWMP.SP
Mapcode Global: WHDCY.DPJS
Entry Name: Southernmost Chapel at Wombwell Cemetery
Listing Date: 18 April 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1286977
English Heritage Legacy ID: 333674
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
5/46 Southernmost Chapel
at Wombwell Cemetery
Mortuary chapel. 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; circular window above with foiled openings to sunken
ashlar panel; ashlar gable copings with stepped kneelers. Spire to
left: 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. Decorative cut-slate roof, leaded flhche
base to ridge. Occasionally used for burial services; some windows
boarded and in poor repair.
Architect referred to in Barnsley Chronicle, 8/8/1867: cutting in
Barnsley Local History Library.
Listing NGR: SE3959203132
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