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South Holland (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TF 36204 25087


HOLBEACH PARK ROAD TF 32 NE 6/72 Cemetery Chapels


Church of England and Non-Conformist Cemetery Chapels, now Oecumenical cemetery chapel and store-room. 1854. Stock brick with limestone ashlar dressings. Ornamental slate roof with stone coped gables, decorative ridge tiles and cross finials. 2 single storey chapels divided by tall pointed archway crowned with tower with 4 stage diagonal buttresses with upper gablets running into ornate corner pinnacles. Octagonal spire above with tall trefoil headed openings with ornate gablets, on each side; finial. Underside of tower with rib vault with ornate corbels and bosses. Plinth and sill bands run round both chapels. West side of north chapel with single pointed window with single cusped ogee headed lights flanking pointed, cusped light; flowing tracery, hood mould and head label stops. North side with central projecting rectangular bay. Single pointed windows flank this bay, each with 2 pointed, cusped lights, hood mould and head label stops. Return walls of projecting bay each with small trefoil headed lights with hood moulds and head label stops. Projecting bay with pointed plank doorway with hood moulds. East end with a pointed window, 3 cusped, ogee headed lights, flowing tracery, hood mould and head label stops. South side has pointed doorway set underneath tower arch with double plank doors and hood mould. South chapel is identical to the north chapel, with the doorway in the north side, underneath the tower arch, and the projecting rectangular bay to the south, with the doorway blocked. Interior of both chapels with lierne rib vaults with ornate bosses and angel corbels.

Listing NGR: TF3620425087


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 05 Dec 2002
Reference: IOE01/06433/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Colin Johnston. Source Historic England Archive
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