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Cemetery Chapels

A Grade II Listed Building in Batley, Kirklees

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7153 / 53°42'54"N

Longitude: -1.6434 / 1°38'36"W

OS Eastings: 423631

OS Northings: 424375

OS Grid: SE236243

Mapcode National: GBR JTZG.0X

Mapcode Global: WHC9Q.QWM5

Entry Name: Cemetery Chapels

Listing Date: 13 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134640

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340914

Location: Kirklees, WF17

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Batley West

Built-Up Area: Batley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Batley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 22 SW
4/10

BATLEY MB CEMETERY ROAD
BATLEY
Cemetery Chapels


GII
Anglican and Nonconformist chapels.1865 by Walter Hanstock.Pitched faced stone with ashlar dressings.Pitched slate roofs with gable copings with gablet decorations to apex and eaves.Two identical chapels of rest with central archway surmounted by square and octagonal tower with tall slender spire.Each chapel is of four-bays with gabled porch and buttresses.Windows are two-light with cusped heads and quatrefoil.Hood moulds with figure head stops.East windows are five-light with cusped intersecting tracery with cinquefoil in head.West windows similar but four-light.The central archway has cusped tracery on colonnettes with foliated capitals,supported on corbels.Surmounting the arch is three-tier tower with raking angle buttresses surmounted by square pinnacles.The second tier has two-light traceried windows.The third tier is octagonal with heavily moulded pointed arched openings with colonnettes and hood mouldings both with foliated detailing.Perforated parapet with tall diamond shaped pinnacles with slender tops.Tall slender octagonal spire.A high standard of ashlar detailing is noteworthy.Details include grotesques,beasts,birds,figure heads,flora and foliage.The Nonconformist chapel has losts its interior,being now used for storage;the Anglican chapel not inspected.


Listing NGR: SE2363124375

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