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Cemetery Chapels

A Grade II Listed Building in Clay Cross, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.1615 / 53°9'41"N

Longitude: -1.4072 / 1°24'25"W

OS Eastings: 439735

OS Northings: 362871

OS Grid: SK397628

Mapcode National: GBR 6B1.YW7

Mapcode Global: WHDFP.CS5Q

Entry Name: Cemetery Chapels

Listing Date: 31 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335449

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79409

Location: Clay Cross, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S45

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Clay Cross

Built-Up Area: Clay Cross

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: North Wingfield St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

2/21 (North Side)
Cemetery Chapels

Pair of adjoining cemetery chapels. 1878. Red brick with sandstone dressings.
Slate roofs with crested terracotta ridge tiles. Stone coped gables, gableted to
eaves and ridge, with moulded kneelers. Ridge finials. Plinth. Corbelled eaves.
Two adjoining chapels with central porches to either side. Central tower between
to south,with trefoil headed lancet to south and Caernarvon arched door to west.
Quatrefoil windows with hoodmoulds, to all sides above. To either side of tower,
pointed 3-light windows with geometric tracery set in recess. Hoodmoulds over.
Above, stringcourse and three, blocked up, stepped niches. Above, in tower, louvred
mullion and transomed bell openings to all sides with cusped lights. Carved string-
course over with corner gargoyles. Pyramidal spire above with corner pinnacles and
traceried lucarnes to sides. Similar, smaller, lucarnes over to all sides. East
elevation: central gabled porch with double chamfered pointed doorcase with hood-
mould. Four-centred arched door with tracery above. Stringcourse over, two
florets and a blocked niche in gable. To north and south sides of porch, 2-light
chamfered mullion windowsin terracotta. Trefoil headed lancets to either side.
West elevation identical. Interiors very plain. Eastern chapel used as store.
Western chapel with plain wooden pews.

Listing NGR: SK3973562870

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