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Nonconformist Cemetery Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7097 / 51°42'34"N

Longitude: -1.9808 / 1°58'50"W

OS Eastings: 401422

OS Northings: 201213

OS Grid: SP014012

Mapcode National: GBR 2PL.Q11

Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.M957

Plus Code: 9C3WP259+VM

Entry Name: Nonconformist Cemetery Chapel

Listing Date: 24 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205358

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365207

Location: Cirencester, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Cirencester

Built-Up Area: Cirencester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cirencester St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


CHESTERTON LANE(South West side)
Nonconformist Cemetery Chapel

Nonconformist Cemetery Chapel,now used as store by Corinium Museum.1871. Designed by Medland of Gloucester,built by W Hinton of Cirencester.Rock-faced limestone with ashlar dressings;clay tile roof.Cruciform plan with three-bay nave with semi-circular apse to east end,north porch and corresponding vestry to south side,crocketed spirelet over west gable;Decorated style.East end has three pairs of lancet windows with cusped heads and hoodmoulds with foliar stops,west end has similar three-light window with geometrical tracery,lantern with bell and crocketed spirelet at apex of gable.Gabled north porch has pair of diagonal boarded studded doors with decorative strap hinges in moulded stone surround with cusped opening and hoodmould with foliar stops.Lancet windows with cusped heads and hoodmoulds with foliar stops to sides;plinth with chamfered top,weathered band course below windows,weathered side and angle buttresses.Wrought-iron cross on spirelet and similar finial on apex of roof at east end.INTERIOR not inspected.(Beecham KJ:History of Cirencester and the Roman City Corinium:1887-).

Listing NGR: SP0142201213

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