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West Park Cemetery Chapels

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Eaton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.8986 / 52°53'54"N

Longitude: -1.2776 / 1°16'39"W

OS Eastings: 448692

OS Northings: 333703

OS Grid: SK486337

Mapcode National: GBR 7GV.7TN

Mapcode Global: WHDH3.BDVQ

Entry Name: West Park Cemetery Chapels

Listing Date: 2 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334837

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82213

Location: Erewash, Derbyshire, NG10

County: Derbyshire

District: Erewash

Town: Erewash

Electoral Ward/Division: Derby Road East

Built-Up Area: Long Eaton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Long Eaton St John

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 43 SE
4/28 (South Side)
West Park Cemetery

Cemetery chapels. 1889 by Knight of Nottingham. Red rock faced
stone with yellow sandstone dressings, moulded plinth copings
and continuous sill bands. Steeply pitched red plain tile roofs
with lapped stone copings to gables and crested ridge tiles,
also cruciform roof with leaded timber cupola to north side.
Single storey and three bays, with small chapels to either side
of a central lobby. North elevation has a porte cochere with
roll moulded pointed arches on attached shafts with foliage
capitals to three sides. In the spandrels of each arch there
are two roundels with recessed trefoils within and above a
corbelled frieze with three stepped blind lancets above.
Northern piers have stepped angle buttresses rising into tall
steeple pinnacles with panelled sides, similar pinnacles to
southern corners. Above is the octagonal timber cupola with
fancy open timberwork to sides and a thin bell canted leaded
spire above with timber lucarnes on four sides. Behind the
porte cochere is a pointed ovolo moulded arch with Caernarvon
arched lintel and blind tracery to tympanum. To either side
there are triple cusped headed lancets with leaded lights and
iron grills. Above in the roof there are small louvred timber
dormers with iron finials. West elevation has stepped buttresses
to either side of a pointed 3-light plate tracery window and a
small trefoil headed lancet in the gable above with stringcourse
below. East elevation has a central canted bay with trefoil
headed lancets to each angled side and blank east wall, flanked
by angle buttresses, also with stringcourse above in the gable.
South elevation has advanced central gabled bay with three
stepped trefoil headed lancets to front and plain chamfered
doorcase to west. To either side there are similar triple
lancets, as those to north elevation.

Listing NGR: SK4869233703

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