NORTHERNMOST CHAPEL AT WOMBWELL CEMETERY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1151173
Date first listed:
18-Apr-1985
Statutory Address:
NORTHERNMOST CHAPEL AT WOMBWELL CEMETERY, CEMETERY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
NORTHERNMOST CHAPEL AT WOMBWELL CEMETERY, CEMETERY ROAD

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

District:
Barnsley (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 39604 03155

Details

SE30SE WOMBWELL CEMETERY ROAD (north-west side), Wombwell

5/47 Northernmost Chapel at Wombwell Cemetery

GV II

Mortuary chapel now store. c1868. By Thomas Dobb of Rotherham. Thinly-coursed sandstone with some contrasting dressings, Welsh slate roof. Single-cell with corner spire. High Victorian style: polychromatic relieving arches, carved and contrasting bands. Battered plinth with chamfered band. Gable entry front: moulded, pointed doorway with colonnettes (all restored): circular window above with foiled openings in sunken ashlar panel; ashlar gable copings with stepped kneelers. Spire to right: square, buttressed base to octagonal turret with slit windows, carved bands and lucarnes. Cusped blind opening to each side beneath grotesques. Tapered spire with more grotesques beneath ashlar top. Rear: 4-light window beneath pierced circular panel. Returns: two 2-light windows flanked by single lights, pierced circular window beneath central gablet, windows bricked. Decorative cut-slate roof. Architect referred to in Barnsley Chronicle, 8/8/1867: cutting in Barnsley Local History Library.

Listing NGR: SE3960403155

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
333675
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Barnsley Chronicle' in 8 August, (1867)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 01 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/05847/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Kril. Source Historic England Archive
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