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Pair of Cemetery Chapels on A34 at Sp 2601 3951

A Grade II Listed Building in Shipston on Stour, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0533 / 52°3'11"N

Longitude: -1.622 / 1°37'19"W

OS Eastings: 426013

OS Northings: 239499

OS Grid: SP260394

Mapcode National: GBR 5PZ.BQ5

Mapcode Global: VHBYM.TNVB

Entry Name: Pair of Cemetery Chapels on A34 at Sp 2601 3951

Listing Date: 16 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366081

English Heritage Legacy ID: 306438

Location: Shipston on Stour, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV36

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Shipston on Stour

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Shipston-on-Stour St Edmund

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

SHIPSTON ON STOUR
SP23NE
7/75 Pair of cemetery chapels on
A34 at SP 2601 3951

- II

Pair of cemetery chapels. Late C19. Squared, coursed limestone with plinth,
quoins, buttresses and shaped eaves cornice. Fish scale tile roof with
fleur-de-lys flashings. Stone cross finials. Z-shaped plan. Decorated style.
Each chapel of 3 bays. Chapel to right has 2-light east and west window with
cusped tracery, hood mould and carved label stops. To north a large gabled porch
with moulded, pointed arch, hood mould and carved label stops. 3-light cusped
window to each side. Plank door in pointed arch within. To north and south walls
of chapel, further single and paired lights with Decorated-style tracery. Chapel
to left has 2-light east window with cusped tracery; with single light cusped
window to west. Both windows have hood moulds and carved label stops. To south a
moulded arch doorway with hood mould and carved label stops flanked by pairs of
cusped windows. Further paired, cusped windows to north. Chapels are linked by
an archway with moulded, pointed arch to either side with hood mould and carved
label stops. Within, a pointed doorway leads to right chapel. Cusped windows on
either side of archway. Tower above archway of 2 stages, with octagonal broach
spire with gargoyles and finial. To first stage of tower a cusped window to east
and west with hood mould and carved label stops. To second stage east and west a
2-light cusped window with central shaft and moulded capital. Window
part-blocked and pierced with round holes. Above, a ball-flower eaves cornice.
Interior: scissor-braced roofs. Chapel to right has pews.


Listing NGR: SP2601339499

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