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PAIR OF CEMETERY CHAPELS

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: PAIR OF CEMETERY CHAPELS

List entry Number: 1130412

Location

PAIR OF CEMETERY CHAPELS, BIRCHFIELD ROAD

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

County:

District: Halton

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56048

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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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

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National Grid Reference: SJ 51147 87372

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