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Latitude: 53.7093 / 53°42'33"N
Longitude: -1.9228 / 1°55'22"W
OS Eastings: 405190
OS Northings: 423650
OS Grid: SE051236
Mapcode National: GBR HT0K.H2
Mapcode Global: WHB8N.F1L7
Entry Name: Cemetery Chapel
Listing Date: 19 July 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1183779
English Heritage Legacy ID: 339154
Location: Calderdale, HX6
Electoral Ward/Division: Sowerby Bridge
Built-Up Area: Sowerby Bridge
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Sowerby St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SOWERBY BRIDGE CEMETERY LANE
SE 0423 & SE 0523
(north end, off)
Cemetery Chapel. Mid-late C19. Coursed dressed stone, large slates to
roof, lead cupola. Cruciform plan with north porch and central fleche. Gothic
style with rectilinear tracery. Off-set diagonal buttresses continuous
stepped roll-moulded band below windows. Porch: shouldered-arched double-
door with decorative ironwork and oculus above all in pointed-arched surround.
Above porch, in gable, a spherical triangle window with head-stopped hoodmould.
West and east gables each have a 3-light window with head-stopped hoodmould.
South gable has a large circular window with star-shaped cusped tracery
and head-stopped hoodmould. Kneelers, ashlar copings and gable finials
throughout. South gable with octagonal chimney. Central octagonal flèche
has glazed, traceried sides and rises as broached, ribbed spire with lucarnes
and weathervane. This was the non-conformist chapel, a similar Anglican
chapel formerly standing to the north-west (1919 OS Map Sheet CCXXX.ll).
Listing NGR: SE0519023650
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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