This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
Latitude: 51.9045 / 51°54'16"N
Longitude: -2.0842 / 2°5'3"W
OS Eastings: 394300
OS Northings: 222888
OS Grid: SO943228
Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.FW8
Mapcode Global: VH947.TDHC
Plus Code: 9C3VWW38+R8
Entry Name: St Marys Cemetery Chapel (St Marys Mission)
Listing Date: 12 March 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104365
English Heritage Legacy ID: 474793
Location: St. Peter's, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter's
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cheltenham, St Mary with St Matthew
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
Tagged with: Building
SO9422NW HIGH STREET
630-1/8/416 (South West side)
12/03/55 St Mary's Cemetery Chapel (St Mary's
Burial chapel, now gymnasium. 1831 with later addition to
right. Architect: C Paul of Rowland Paul and Sons, Cheltenham.
Builders George Wood and Thomas Newton. Cost »600. Ashlar over
brick with concealed roof and right end brick stack. Greek
EXTERIOR: single tall storey, with single low-storey range to
right. Central panelled door with slightly 'battered'
architrave with sloping sides, and projecting porch with 2
fluted Doric columns in antis. Frieze with wreaths; continuous
cornice and blocking course. Rear facade has end pilasters
central entrance in breakforward between round-arched
multi-paned windows with radial glazing to heads in plain
reveals and with architrave and sills. Frieze, cornice and
INTERIOR: retains original features: deep coving and dado
rail. reputed to have vaulted brick cellars to original part.
HISTORICAL NOTE: built as the chapel to the 'New Burying
Ground' when the St Mary's Parish Churchyard became too
(Blake S: Cheltenham's Churches and Chapels AD 773-1883:
Cheltenham: 1979-: 21-2; Rowe G: Illustrated Cheltenham Guide:
Cheltenham: 1850-1969: 91-92).
Listing NGR: SO9429622889
External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.
Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.
Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.
Other nearby listed buildings