MANCHESTER CREMATORIUM SOUTHERN CEMETERY CHAPEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207836
Date first listed:
20-Jun-1988
Statutory Address:
MANCHESTER CREMATORIUM SOUTHERN CEMETERY CHAPEL, BARLOW MOOR ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
MANCHESTER CREMATORIUM SOUTHERN CEMETERY CHAPEL, BARLOW MOOR ROAD

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

District:
Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 82425 92713

Details

MANCHESTER

SJ89SW BARLOW MOOR ROAD, Barlow Moor 698-1/8/494 (North side) 20/06/88 Manchester Crematorium Southern Cemetery Chapel

II

Also known as: Old Chapel BARLOW MOOR ROAD Barlow Moor. Crematorium chapel. 1892, by Edward Salomons and A.Steinthall. Buff terracotta, tiled roof. Rectangular plan on south-west/north-east axis, with entrance at south-west end and chimney tower at north-east corner. Basilican style. Four main bays. The gabled facade has a projecting gabled porch which has a tall round-headed entrance arch on coupled columns with slightly zig-zag fluting and heavily ornamented caps, a panelled soffit and enriched extrados, a Lombard frieze to the gable, and a square-headed inner doorway with semi-circular tympanum; and above the porch, blind arcading with slender columns and heavily carved caps. The sides have arcaded cloisters (in effect, aisles turned inside out), with round-headed arches on circular columns, the inner walls lined with memorial plaques, and tiled roofs hipped at the south end; and a pilastered clerestory with a Lombard frieze and 3 round-headed clerestory windows to each bay. The tall chimney-tower is square, with pilastered corners, a short top stage with arcaded 3-light windows, Lombard frieze to the cornice, and steeply-pitched mansard roof with a segmental-pedimented vent in each side. (C20 processing plant attached at north-east corner.) Interior: walls lined with memorial plaques; detached shafts to clerestory windows; barrel roof.

Listing NGR: SJ8242592713

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
387916
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: 08 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/06932/25
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