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Cemetery Chapel at Whitworth Cemetery (Middle of 3)

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitworth, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6673 / 53°40'2"N

Longitude: -2.1652 / 2°9'54"W

OS Eastings: 389179

OS Northings: 418988

OS Grid: SD891189

Mapcode National: GBR FVB1.13

Mapcode Global: WHB8Q.Q24Y

Entry Name: Cemetery Chapel at Whitworth Cemetery (Middle of 3)

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361990

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185818

Location: Whitworth, Rossendale, Lancashire, OL12

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Civil Parish: Whitworth

Built-Up Area: Whitworth

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Facit St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


11/239 Cemetery Chapel at Whitworth Cemetery
(middle of 3)

Cemetery chapel, centre of matching set of 3, late 1870s. Rock-faced
sandstone, steeply-pitched slate roof with bands of green slates, red
ridging tiles, chimney at rear gable. Nave with pinnacled steeple
rising from west gable. High Victorian Gothic style. Buttressed west
end has large 4-light window with plate tracery rose in the head;
2-stage tower has coupled belfry louvres at 2nd stage, corner pinnacles
and squat spire with gablets and lucarnes. On north and south sides are
moulded Tudor-arched doorways, 3 recessed windows of 2 cusped lights in
chamfered square surrounds. Interior: red brick narthex at base of tower;
arch-braced kingpost roof with curved struts.

Listing NGR: SD8917918988

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