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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: CEMETERY CHAPELS

List entry Number: 1134640

Location

CEMETERY CHAPELS, CEMETERY ROAD

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

County:

District: Kirklees

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Jan-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 340914

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SE 22 SW 4/10

BATLEY MB CEMETERY ROAD BATLEY Cemetery Chapels

GII Anglican and Nonconformist chapels.1865 by Walter Hanstock.Pitched faced stone with ashlar dressings.Pitched slate roofs with gable copings with gablet decorations to apex and eaves.Two identical chapels of rest with central archway surmounted by square and octagonal tower with tall slender spire.Each chapel is of four-bays with gabled porch and buttresses.Windows are two-light with cusped heads and quatrefoil.Hood moulds with figure head stops.East windows are five-light with cusped intersecting tracery with cinquefoil in head.West windows similar but four-light.The central archway has cusped tracery on colonnettes with foliated capitals,supported on corbels.Surmounting the arch is three-tier tower with raking angle buttresses surmounted by square pinnacles.The second tier has two-light traceried windows.The third tier is octagonal with heavily moulded pointed arched openings with colonnettes and hood mouldings both with foliated detailing.Perforated parapet with tall diamond shaped pinnacles with slender tops.Tall slender octagonal spire.A high standard of ashlar detailing is noteworthy.Details include grotesques,beasts,birds,figure heads,flora and foliage.The Nonconformist chapel has losts its interior,being now used for storage;the Anglican chapel not inspected.

Listing NGR: SE2363124375

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National Grid Reference: SE 23631 24375

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