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Latitude: 51.3117 / 51°18'42"N
Longitude: -0.6027 / 0°36'9"W
OS Eastings: 497484
OS Northings: 157883
OS Grid: SU974578
Mapcode National: GBR FBJ.QFT
Mapcode Global: VHFV7.H9Q8
Entry Name: Crematory and Columbarium of Woking Crematorium
Listing Date: 6 January 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1378246
English Heritage Legacy ID: 290756
Location: Woking, Surrey, GU21
District Council Ward: St John's
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Woking St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 04/07/2011
BOROUGH OF WOKING
Crematory and Columbarium
of Woking Crematorium
Columbarium and crematory 1879. Red brick, stone dressings; plain tiled roofs.
Rectangular plan, extending from the south side of the Chapel. 2 storeys, 4
bays long with alternating lancet windows and buttresses. Double board doors
to right of centre, former entrance in left hand return front is now a shrine
Interior: Columbarium containing ashes and urns in partition walls, barrel
vaulted. Both the Columbarium and the Crematory are the first of their type
in the country, the first legal cremation in Great Britain being 26 March 1885
(A Crosby : History of Woking (1982) pp. 107-8)
Listing NGR: SU9748457892
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