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Former Chapel Adjacent to Main Entrance at Salford Northern Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Pendlebury, Salford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5101 / 53°30'36"N

Longitude: -2.2926 / 2°17'33"W

OS Eastings: 380690

OS Northings: 401525

OS Grid: SD806015

Mapcode National: GBR D64.9R

Mapcode Global: WH989.R1GG

Entry Name: Former Chapel Adjacent to Main Entrance at Salford Northern Cemetery

Listing Date: 2 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067513

English Heritage Legacy ID: 211966

Location: Salford, M27

County: Salford

Electoral Ward/Division: Pendlebury

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Pendleton and Claremont

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 80 SW,
3/11

SWINTON & PENDLEBURY,
LANGLEY ROAD (east side),
Former chapel Adjacent to main entrance at Salford Northern Cemetery


GII
Cemetery chapel,now disused.1903.By Sharpe & Foster.Rock-faced stone with red sandstone ashlar dressings and clay tile roof.Nave,west tower,north porch and porte-cochère at east end.Free Gothic style with Arts and Crafts influence.The three-bay nave has a projecting plinth,weathered buttresses and windows on two levels;the lower lancet windows are below blind arches and the three-light upper level windows are arched and traceried.Gabled porch at base of four-stage tower which has a square stair turret at one corner.The tower also has two three-light basket-arched mullion and transom windows beneath pointed hoodmoulds,a diminished second stage with six-light curvilinear tracery windows on each side,clock-faces to the third stage with oriel projections to either side,and an unusual top stage all in timber which is set back behind a parapet,has gables on each side and openings with pierced panels in naturalistic forms.The porte-cochère is castellated and enclosed but for double gates to north and south.Interior:impressive tie-beam roof trusses with heavy carving,brattished enrichment,open-arcaded vertical members and diagonal braces.The nave continues into the tower separated only by an arch.Three arches at the east end,the centre one forming a reredos,the others opening unto the porte-cochère.Stained glass.Timber pews.Original light fittings.


Listing NGR: SD8069001525

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