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Latitude: 52.6269 / 52°37'36"N
Longitude: 1.3117 / 1°18'42"E
OS Eastings: 624233
OS Northings: 308389
OS Grid: TG242083
Mapcode National: GBR WCW.3N
Mapcode Global: WHMTN.37XG
Entry Name: Rosary Cemetery Lodge
Listing Date: 7 January 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1372543
English Heritage Legacy ID: 229779
Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR1
Electoral Ward/Division: Thorpe Hamlet
Built-Up Area: Norwich
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Thorpe Hamlet St Matthew
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
TG 2408 SW ROSARY ROAD
25/920 No 143
Rosary Cemetery Lodge
Cemetery Lodge and office. 1860 by J S Benest of Norwich. Gault brick in Flemish
bond. State roof with tiled coping to gable ends with corbelled kneelers and
moulded brick modillion cornice.
Rectangular on plan, at right angles to road and facing drive entrance to cemetery.
Tudor gothic style.
One storey and attic. Asymmetrical 3-window south-east front. 2-light cavetto
moulded brick mullion-transom windows. 4-centred arch lights and hoodmoulds, those
on first floor in 2 dormers on left with moulded brick gables. Canted bay on left
of ground floor with moulded mullion-transom windows. Panelled door to left of
centre in moulded frame and with headmould. Similar mullion-transom windows in
SW gable end facing road and stone inscription at first floor level in upper case
sanserif 'ROSARY CEMETERY OFFICE'.
Interior not inspected but said to be unaltered except for one blocked doorway.
Note: Rosary Cemetery is reputedly the first private non-denominational cemetery in
England. The chapel (qv) was built in 1897.
Source: Norfolk County Record Office, ref BR 35.
Listing NGR: TG2423308389
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