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ANGLICAN, NON CONFORMIST AND MORTUARY CHAPELS, AYLESBURY CEMETERY

List Entry Summary

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

Name: ANGLICAN, NON CONFORMIST AND MORTUARY CHAPELS, AYLESBURY CEMETERY

List entry Number: 1117893

Location

ANGLICAN, NON CONFORMIST AND MORTUARY CHAPELS, AYLESBURY CEMETERY, TRING ROAD

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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Aylesbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Nov-1992

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 41979

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SP 8313 AYLESBURY TRING ROAD 2/10002 Anglican, Non-Conformist and Mortuary Chapels, Aylesbury Cemetery

GV II

Anglican and Non-Conformist cemetery chapels and mortuary chapel. 1856 by W.F.Poulton and W.H. Woodman. Anglican and Non-Conformist Chapels - coursed rubble with stone dressings and continuous sill bands. Stone offsets to buttresses. Steeply pitched slated roofs with fishscale patterning and brattished ridge tiles. Gothic style. Anglican chapel 3 bays and lower chancel. Steeply gabled projecting entrance porch in north western bay and slender bell tower with lancet openings, lucarnes and spire at north western angle. Corresponding to the porch, on the south west bay, a similar transept with lancet window and 3-light triangular window in a small western gable. Windows of curvilear style tracery with aprons of blind stone arcading corresponding to lights. Plain painted interior with enriched orbels to chancel arch and scissor-truss roof. Retains cusped altar rails and wooden pulpit. Non-Conformist Chapel 4 bays with similar north eastern porch to the right'of which a similar bell tower with spire rises. Gabled south-western vestry transept similar to Anglican. Windows of Geometric tracery with blind stone arcading corresponding to lights. Plain painted interior with moulded corbels to scissor-truss roof. Mortuary chapel - Pale yellow brick with black brick diaper patterning and dressings; stone dressings and buttress offsets. South western rear facade of red brick. Pyramidal slated roof, upswept at dogtooth brick eaves, and gables; cross finial. Rectangular plan. Pointed arch entrance to north western facade. Returns have 3 grouped lancet windows each. Rear with plain 2-leaf wooden doors. The three chapels are a good example of early Burial Board architecture; the London Act had been extended to the rest of England and Wales in 1853. The contract was won by the Reading based architects in competition; the firm specialised in Non-Conformist churches and was successful in competitions for several cemeteries in central southern England.

Listing NGR: SP8290913571

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National Grid Reference: SP 82909 13571

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