CEMETERY CHAPELS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1134640

Date first listed: 13-Jan-1984

Statutory Address: CEMETERY CHAPELS, CEMETERY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: CEMETERY CHAPELS, CEMETERY ROAD

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

District: Kirklees (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 23631 24375

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 340914

Legacy System: LBS

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