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Chapel at Rosary Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6274 / 52°37'38"N

Longitude: 1.3129 / 1°18'46"E

OS Eastings: 624310

OS Northings: 308441

OS Grid: TG243084

Mapcode National: GBR WD1.49

Mapcode Global: WHMTN.47G4

Entry Name: Chapel at Rosary Cemetery

Listing Date: 5 June 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291030

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229460

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR1

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

Town: Norwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Thorpe Hamlet

Built-Up Area: Norwich

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Thorpe Hamlet St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

In the entry for
25/688 (north east side)
Chapel at Rosary Cemetery
5.6.72. II
The second sentence in the description which reads" Late C19"shall be amended to
read "1879 by E.Bohrdman"


(north-east side)
5.6.72. Chapel at Rosary Cemetery.
- II
Cemetery Chapel. Late C19. Gothic revival. Knapped flint; stone dressings;
plain tile roof. 2-bay nave; chancel; south porch and belfry over. porte-
cochere. 2-light nave and single-light chancel windows in pentangular apse
have 2-centred cusped heads with drip moulds. 3-light traceried west window
in similar style. Nave has angle buttresses and gable parapets with shafted
kneelers at the west end, plain at the east. Entered through double-leaf
door with wrought iron hinges in porch with 2-centred arch with stiff-leaf
capitals. Attached porte cochere has 2-centred arches on 3 sides, angle
buttresses with pinnacles and a pyramid roof surmounted by a belfy with
moulded wooden detail and a shingled roof. Interior: 2-centred chancel
and south arches with stiff-leaf capitals; arch-braced roof on stiff-leaf
corbels. Re-set tablet on south porch: 'The Rosary burial ground for
persons of all denomination registered at the office of the Lord Bishop of
Norwich June 14th 1821.

Listing NGR: TG2431008441

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