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Baptist Cemetery Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Wirksworth, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.0848 / 53°5'5"N

Longitude: -1.5712 / 1°34'16"W

OS Eastings: 428819

OS Northings: 354265

OS Grid: SK288542

Mapcode National: GBR 59G.RKN

Mapcode Global: WHCDV.VQ0G

Entry Name: Baptist Cemetery Chapel

Listing Date: 14 December 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117391

English Heritage Legacy ID: 442138

Location: Wirksworth, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Wirksworth

Built-Up Area: Wirksworth

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Wirksworth St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


812/1/10006 Baptist Cemetery Chapel


Baptist cemetery chapel, now cemetery store, recently damaged by fire and disused at the time of inspection. c1812. Rectangular on plan, with principal elevation (west) of coursed, well finished gritstone with gritstone dressings, the remaining 3 walls of rubble limestone. Wide eaves course below overhanging slated hipped roof with lead rolls to ridge and hip ridges. Single storey. West elevation with wide central pointed-arched doorway and double planked and studded doors. Flanking lancets with pointed arched heads. Rear wall with 2 wider pointed arched window openings. All window frames have been removed; one cast iron frame with intersecting glazing bars remains standing inside the building. No features of note survive within fire damaged interior. Of special interest as an early C19 Baptist cemetery chapel, unusual for its Gothick detailing.

Listing NGR: SK2881954264

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