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Pair of Cemetery Chapels

A Grade II Listed Building in Widnes, Halton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3809 / 53°22'51"N

Longitude: -2.7359 / 2°44'9"W

OS Eastings: 351147

OS Northings: 387372

OS Grid: SJ511873

Mapcode National: GBR 9YBB.HR

Mapcode Global: WH87J.Y8CY

Entry Name: Pair of Cemetery Chapels

Listing Date: 31 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130412

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56048

Location: Halton, WA8

County: Halton

Electoral Ward/Division: Birchfield

Built-Up Area: Widnes

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Farnworth St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SJ 58 NW FORMER BOROUGH OF WIDNES BIRCHFIELD ROAD

2/87 Pair of Cemetery Chapels

II

Pair of chapels, 1897. Rock-faced red sandstone, H on plan, with
cross wings and central tower. Slate roof with red crested tile
ridge. Stone octagonal steeple to tower. Projecting plinth and
ashlar corner buttresses. Main windows in Decorated style; tower and
secondary windows are lancets. Labels to door and windows. Much
stained glass. Modern glazed door to central tower entrance with
Gothic head filled with reeded strips. Side doors are oak boarded
with imitation strap hinges. At the rear of the cross wings there are
octagonal apses with pyramid roofs and a modern wall filling the space
between the apse projections. A Crematorium has been provided within
this building without detracting from its original character.


Listing NGR: SJ5114787372

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