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Mortuary Chapel at Hatfield Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Hatfield, Doncaster

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5735 / 53°34'24"N

Longitude: -0.986 / 0°59'9"W

OS Eastings: 467241

OS Northings: 409022

OS Grid: SE672090

Mapcode National: GBR PWK3.BQ

Mapcode Global: WHFF2.TFNT

Entry Name: Mortuary Chapel at Hatfield Cemetery

Listing Date: 29 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314805

English Heritage Legacy ID: 334605

Location: Hatfield, Doncaster, DN7

County: Doncaster

Civil Parish: Hatfield

Built-Up Area: Dunscroft

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hatfield St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

HATFIELD CEMETERY ROAD
SE 60 NE
(west eider off)
11/30 Mortuary Chapel at
Hatfield Cemetery
II
Mortuary chapel. 1884 by Edwin Dolby of Abingdon (Kelly's Directory p.450)
Thinly-coursed, rock-faced sandstone with ashlar limestone dressings;
graduated Westmorland slate roof. Single-storey, single-cell; sides
symmetrical with gabled entrances, eastern apse; Gothic Revival stifle.
South side: entrance gable breaks forward and has chamfered plinth and
moulded band continuing round apse on right. Moulded, pointed-arched doorway
with hoodmould returning to link to gable kneelers; blank shield over arch
with embattled string to each side. To left end a diagonal buttress with
2 single-light windows on its right having cusped panelled heads beneath
square hoodmoulds linked to eaves cornice. Apse on right of doorway has
similar windows of 2-lights set beneath higher eaves. Ashlar copings to left
(west) gable with ashlar end stack set to rear of ridge. Octagonal fl├Ęche on
ridge above doorway with cusped side openings and leaded roof with
weathervane. Left return (west end): 3-light window with cambered head.

Interior; plain brick with ashlar dressings; exposed queen-post trusses.
Edwin Dolby was also the architect responsible for the 1862 restoration of
Thorne Church of St. Nicholas (q.v.).

Kelly's Directory, West Riding, 1889.


Listing NGR: SE6724109022

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