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Church of England Mortuary Chapel, London Road Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2986 / 52°17'54"N

Longitude: -0.6878 / 0°41'16"W

OS Eastings: 489576

OS Northings: 267529

OS Grid: SP895675

Mapcode National: GBR DYF.T32

Mapcode Global: VHFPC.1H67

Entry Name: Church of England Mortuary Chapel, London Road Cemetery

Listing Date: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040616

English Heritage Legacy ID: 233743

Location: Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8

County: Northamptonshire

District: Wellingborough

Town: Wellingborough

Electoral Ward/Division: Isebrook

Built-Up Area: Wellingborough

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Wellingborough All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP89N (South side)
4/90 Church of England mortuary
chapel, London Road cemetery


Church of England mortuary chapel. c.1857-58. By E.F. Law. Squared coursed and
rusticated limestone with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Sinqle-unit chapel.
Single storey. Gabled entrance front has pair of central plank doors with
decorative hinges, under pointed chamfered arch. 3-light decorated style window
above with tracery. Small 2-stage square tower to left has lancet windows to
lower stage and 2-light bellchamber openings to upper stage. Ashlar cornice with
corbel table and corner gargoyles. Broach spire with fish scale slate covering
and metal cross finial. Side elevations, of three window range, and rear
one-window range are similar to entrance front. 2-stage buttresses at corners
and between window ranges. Gabled porch attached to right side elevation.
Interior not inspected. Forms part of a planned cemetery layout with
Non-conformist mortuary chapel (q.v.) and cemetery lodge (q.v.).
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.453).

Listing NGR: SP8957667529

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