Bournemouth East Cemetery Chapels

15 Aug 2000
Bournemouth East Cemetery Chapels, Gloucester Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 4BE
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

1. BOSCOMBE 5186 Gloucester road

Bournemouth East Cemetery Chapels.

SZ 1292 30/302



1897, architect F W Lacey (Borough Engineer). Usual pattern of Church of England and Non-Conformist Chapels linked by central former porch in this case with good Rayonnant style spire; the rest are in Early English styles. Materials are rough-faced rubble and decorated with ashlar quoins and dressings; spire in Portland stone. Tiled roofs. Not symmetrical: gable and lancet triplet to right hand chapel, short link passage to left hand chapel. Angled bay to NE. Main feature is the spire which springs from a gabled arcade with pinnacles. The 3 stage tower has pierced parapets and corner finials ant an unusual combination of diagonal and corner buttresses. Large 2 light decorated window to belfry, gabled image niche (with statue) below. Main entrance with triangular label.

Listing NGR: SZ1206692607


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0708 IOE Records taken by Trevor Fenwick; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Trevor Fenwick. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Fenwick, Trevor

Rights Holder: Fenwick, Trevor


Ashlar, Rubble, Tile, Victorian Nonconformist Chapel, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Chapel, Place Of Worship