ST MARYS CEMETERY CHAPEL (ST MARYS MISSION)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1104365
Date first listed:
12-Mar-1955
Statutory Address:
ST MARYS CEMETERY CHAPEL (ST MARYS MISSION), HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
ST MARYS CEMETERY CHAPEL (ST MARYS MISSION), HIGH STREET

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Cheltenham (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 94300 22887

Details

CHELTENHAM

SO9422NW HIGH STREET 630-1/8/416 (South West side) 12/03/55 St Mary's Cemetery Chapel (St Mary's Mission)

GV II

Burial chapel, now gymnasium. 1831 with later addition to right. Architect: C Paul of Rowland Paul and Sons, Cheltenham. Builders George Wood and Thomas Newton. Cost »600. Ashlar over brick with concealed roof and right end brick stack. Greek Revival style. EXTERIOR: single tall storey, with single low-storey range to right. Central panelled door with slightly 'battered' architrave with sloping sides, and projecting porch with 2 fluted Doric columns in antis. Frieze with wreaths; continuous cornice and blocking course. Rear facade has end pilasters central entrance in breakforward between round-arched multi-paned windows with radial glazing to heads in plain reveals and with architrave and sills. Frieze, cornice and blocking course. INTERIOR: retains original features: deep coving and dado rail. reputed to have vaulted brick cellars to original part. HISTORICAL NOTE: built as the chapel to the 'New Burying Ground' when the St Mary's Parish Churchyard became too crowded. (Blake S: Cheltenham's Churches and Chapels AD 773-1883: Cheltenham: 1979-: 21-2; Rowe G: Illustrated Cheltenham Guide: Cheltenham: 1850-1969: 91-92).





Listing NGR: SO9429622889

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
474793
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Blake, S , Cheltenhams Churches and Chapels AD 773-1883, (1979), 21-22
Rowe, G, Illustrated Cheltenham Guide 1850-196991-92

Legal

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

End of official listing

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