PAIR OF CEMETERY CHAPELS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1130412

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1983

Statutory Address: PAIR OF CEMETERY CHAPELS, BIRCHFIELD ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: PAIR OF CEMETERY CHAPELS, BIRCHFIELD ROAD

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

District: Halton (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 51147 87372

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History

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Details

SJ 58 NW FORMER BOROUGH OF WIDNES BIRCHFIELD ROAD

2/87 Pair of Cemetery Chapels

II

Pair of chapels, 1897. Rock-faced red sandstone, H on plan, with cross wings and central tower. Slate roof with red crested tile ridge. Stone octagonal steeple to tower. Projecting plinth and ashlar corner buttresses. Main windows in Decorated style; tower and secondary windows are lancets. Labels to door and windows. Much stained glass. Modern glazed door to central tower entrance with Gothic head filled with reeded strips. Side doors are oak boarded with imitation strap hinges. At the rear of the cross wings there are octagonal apses with pyramid roofs and a modern wall filling the space between the apse projections. A Crematorium has been provided within this building without detracting from its original character.

Listing NGR: SJ5114787372

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 56048

Legacy System: LBS

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