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South Chapel Bishopwearmouth Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Pallion, Sunderland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8997 / 54°53'58"N

Longitude: -1.4188 / 1°25'7"W

OS Eastings: 437368

OS Northings: 556258

OS Grid: NZ373562

Mapcode National: GBR V65.FY

Mapcode Global: WHD5C.53MP

Entry Name: South Chapel Bishopwearmouth Cemetery

Listing Date: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207063

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391406

Location: Sunderland, SR4

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Pallion

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Bishopwearmouth St Gabriel

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


SUNDERLAND

NZ35NE CHESTER ROAD
920-1/4/32 (North side (off))
South Chapel Bishopwearmouth
Cemetery

GV II

Chapel, one of identical pair for Anglican and Non-Conformist
use, in municipal cemetery. 1856. By Thomas Moore. Decorated
style. Brick with ashlar plinth and dressings; Welsh slate
roof with fishscale decoration, ashlar gable copings and
bellcote. Geographical N is ritual E. Nave and sanctuary with
N vestry, W porch and SW chapel.
Stone surround to high 4-light E window with drip under E
gable; 3-bay nave and one-bay sanctuary have lancets with
dripmoulds over plain stone surrounds, in bays defined by
stepped gabled buttresses. SW octagonal chapel has hipped roof
with lucarnes over windows and door. W porch, flanked by
lancets, has long ogee dripmould over door in moulded pointed
arch under gable on gabled angle stepped buttresses; octagonal
projection behind porch rises to shafted octagonal bellcote
with 2 tiers of gabled arcaded sides and stone spirelet.
Steeply pitched roof has bands of fishscale patterns and gable
copings.
Openings blocked and building out of use at time of survey.


Listing NGR: NZ3736856258

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