SOUTH CHAPEL BISHOPWEARMOUTH CEMETERY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207063
Date first listed:
17-Oct-1994
Statutory Address:
SOUTH CHAPEL BISHOPWEARMOUTH CEMETERY, CHESTER ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
SOUTH CHAPEL BISHOPWEARMOUTH CEMETERY, CHESTER ROAD

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

District:
Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 37368 56258

Details

SUNDERLAND

NZ35NE CHESTER ROAD 920-1/4/32 (North side (off)) South Chapel Bishopwearmouth Cemetery

GV II

Chapel, one of identical pair for Anglican and Non-Conformist use, in municipal cemetery. 1856. By Thomas Moore. Decorated style. Brick with ashlar plinth and dressings; Welsh slate roof with fishscale decoration, ashlar gable copings and bellcote. Geographical N is ritual E. Nave and sanctuary with N vestry, W porch and SW chapel. Stone surround to high 4-light E window with drip under E gable; 3-bay nave and one-bay sanctuary have lancets with dripmoulds over plain stone surrounds, in bays defined by stepped gabled buttresses. SW octagonal chapel has hipped roof with lucarnes over windows and door. W porch, flanked by lancets, has long ogee dripmould over door in moulded pointed arch under gable on gabled angle stepped buttresses; octagonal projection behind porch rises to shafted octagonal bellcote with 2 tiers of gabled arcaded sides and stone spirelet. Steeply pitched roof has bands of fishscale patterns and gable copings. Openings blocked and building out of use at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ3736856258

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
391406
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 06 Sep 1999
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