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Latitude: 54.8803 / 54°52'48"N
Longitude: -2.9494 / 2°56'57"W
OS Eastings: 339184
OS Northings: 554356
OS Grid: NY391543
Mapcode National: GBR 7DV0.8C
Mapcode Global: WH802.NLQL
Entry Name: Carlisle Cemetery Chapel
Listing Date: 11 April 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1196907
English Heritage Legacy ID: 386839
Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2
Electoral Ward/Division: Denton Holme
Built-Up Area: Carlisle
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Carlisle St James
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY3954 RICHARDSON STREET
671-1/15/246 Carlisle Cemetery Chapel
Mortuary chapel (formerly the Anglican chapel) for Carlisle
cemetery. 1855-6 by Messrs JM & J Hay of Liverpool. Flemish
bond red brick on moulded plinth (all dressings of calciferous
sandstone), with flush stone quoins, sill band, buttresses and
modillioned eaves cornice. Steeply-pitched graduated
greenslate roof with coped gables and finials; decorative
trident-speared cast-iron ridge rail.
Small 4-bay chapel, aligned north-south; north door (to face
other chapel), west porch and corresponding east transept;
north open bellcote. North double plank doors with scrolled
wrought-iron hinge brackets, in pointed arch of 2 orders;
lancet side lights under continuous hoodmould with king and
queen carved stone heads as springers. Rose window over door.
West porch has a similar doorway. Windows are 2-light and
cusped headed. South 4-light traceried window, hoodmoulds over
each window, with carved head label stops.
INTERIOR has open timber roof, the trusses supported by low
carved head corbels. Some stained glass with IHS motive. Pews
not fixed and C20 altar.
Listing NGR: NY3918454356
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