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Twin Cemetry Chapels B) Westernmost for Non-Conformists

A Grade II Listed Building in Yeovil, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9469 / 50°56'48"N

Longitude: -2.6407 / 2°38'26"W

OS Eastings: 355084

OS Northings: 116579

OS Grid: ST550165

Mapcode National: GBR MN.NQSH

Mapcode Global: FRA 56CL.T70

Entry Name: Twin Cemetry Chapels B) Westernmost for Non-Conformists

Listing Date: 17 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346137

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261414

Location: Yeovil, South Somerset, Somerset, BA21

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Yeovil

Built-Up Area: Yeovil

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


2/76 Twin Cemetery Chapels: b)
Westernmost; for Non-Conformists


- II

Cemetery chapel of 1863: Local stone ashlar with Ham stone dressings, Welsh
slated roofs. One of twin (handed) chapels: Greek cross plan with added colonade
porch to East: South transept in form of an angled chevet; Romanesque style with
some polychromy. Corner buttresses porch has semi-circular headed entrance
archway with small side shafts; the returns have a semi-circular arched opening
split by a column and heavily cusped tracery. South elevation has cusped lancet
to 'nave' bay, then plate tracery in semi-circular arches to the chevet, and
further cusped lancet to 'chancel' bay; corner buttresses with Quasi-dentilled
eaves course . Triple window to West end, the centre light being divided
centrally, with decorated capitals/imposts. North elevation similar to South,
but with the chevet replaced by flat table with pair of doors. Small circular
window in East wall over porch. Central over crossing a short gabled turret with
square fine-line termination. Interior not inspected. Although architecturally
adequate on its own, its value is enhanced by the 'twin' opposite.

Listing NGR: ST5508416579

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