FORMER CHAPEL ADJACENT TO MAIN ENTRANCE AT SALFORD NORTHERN CEMETERY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1067513

Date first listed: 02-Sep-1987

Statutory Address: FORMER CHAPEL ADJACENT TO MAIN ENTRANCE AT SALFORD NORTHERN CEMETERY, LANGLEY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER CHAPEL ADJACENT TO MAIN ENTRANCE AT SALFORD NORTHERN CEMETERY, LANGLEY ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Salford (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 80690 01525

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History

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Details

SD 80 SW, 3/11

SWINTON & PENDLEBURY, LANGLEY ROAD (east side), Former chapel Adjacent to main entrance at Salford Northern Cemetery

GII Cemetery chapel,now disused.1903.By Sharpe & Foster.Rock-faced stone with red sandstone ashlar dressings and clay tile roof.Nave,west tower,north porch and porte-cochère at east end.Free Gothic style with Arts and Crafts influence.The three-bay nave has a projecting plinth,weathered buttresses and windows on two levels;the lower lancet windows are below blind arches and the three-light upper level windows are arched and traceried.Gabled porch at base of four-stage tower which has a square stair turret at one corner.The tower also has two three-light basket-arched mullion and transom windows beneath pointed hoodmoulds,a diminished second stage with six-light curvilinear tracery windows on each side,clock-faces to the third stage with oriel projections to either side,and an unusual top stage all in timber which is set back behind a parapet,has gables on each side and openings with pierced panels in naturalistic forms.The porte-cochère is castellated and enclosed but for double gates to north and south.Interior:impressive tie-beam roof trusses with heavy carving,brattished enrichment,open-arcaded vertical members and diagonal braces.The nave continues into the tower separated only by an arch.Three arches at the east end,the centre one forming a reredos,the others opening unto the porte-cochère.Stained glass.Timber pews.Original light fittings.

Listing NGR: SD8069001525

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Legacy System number: 211966

Legacy System: LBS

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