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Cemetery Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2437 / 52°14'37"N

Longitude: 0.7002 / 0°42'0"E

OS Eastings: 584443

OS Northings: 264053

OS Grid: TL844640

Mapcode National: GBR QDZ.9TV

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.3V0T

Plus Code: 9F426PV2+F3

Entry Name: Cemetery Chapel

Listing Date: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022583

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466953

ID on this website: 101022583

Location: Bury St Edmunds, West Suffolk, IP33

County: Suffolk

District: West Suffolk

Civil Parish: Bury St Edmunds

Built-Up Area: Bury St Edmunds

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bury St Edmunds St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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639-1/13/465 Cemetery Chapel


Chapel. 1855. The survivor of 2 chapels, one for Anglicans and
one for Nonconformists, designed by Mr Peck of Cooper & Peck
of No.1 Furnivall's Inn, London. Faced in coursed stone blocks
of Kentish ragstone with freestone dressings; plaintiled roofs
with ornamental ridge-tiles. Early English style.
EXTERIOR: nave and chancel with 2 very short transepts; a
small square turret, with octagonal top stage and a spirelet,
is attached to the south side of the nave in the angle with
the south transept. Roll-moulded stone sills. West entrance
with multiple mouldings to the pointed arch and an outer
keeled hood-mould with foliated bosses. A keeled stone band at
impost level continues round the side walls below the
window-sills. A further stepped band below the 3-light west
window. All the windows are 3-light with cusped tracery,
pointed hood-moulds and foliated bosses. Angle buttresses to
the east and west ends, diagonal buttresses to the transepts.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

Listing NGR: TL8444364053

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