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Twin Cemetery Chapels A) Easternmost for the Church of England

A Grade II Listed Building in Yeovil, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.947 / 50°56'49"N

Longitude: -2.6404 / 2°38'25"W

OS Eastings: 355108

OS Northings: 116585

OS Grid: ST551165

Mapcode National: GBR MN.NQVP

Mapcode Global: FRA 56CL.TD4

Entry Name: Twin Cemetery Chapels A) Easternmost for the Church of England

Listing Date: 17 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173517

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261413

Location: Yeovil, South Somerset, Somerset, BA21

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Yeovil

Built-Up Area: Yeovil

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


PRESTON ROAD (North side)Twin Cemetery Chapels:a)Easternmost;for the Church of England

Cemetery chapel of 1863:Local stone ashlar with Ham stone dressings,Welsh slated roof,One of twin(handed)chapels:Greek cross plan with added colonnade porch to West:South transept in form of an angled chevet;Romanesque style with some ploychromy.Corner buttressed porch has semi-circular headed entrance archway with small side shafts;the returns have a semi-circular arched opening split by a column and heavily cusped tracery.South elevation has cusped lancet to'nave'bay,then plate tracery in semi-circular arches to the chevet,a further cusped lancet to'chancel'bay;corner buttresses with Quasi-dentilled eaves course.Triple window to East end,the centre light being divided centrally,with decorated capitals/imposts.North elevation similar to South,but with the chevet replaced by flat gable with pair of doors.Small circular window in West wall over porch.Centred over crossing a short gabled turret with square flue-like termination. Interior not inspected.Although architecturally adequate on its own,its value is enhanced by the 'twin' opposite.

Listing NGR: ST5510816585

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