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Cemetery Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Brentwood, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6092 / 51°36'33"N

Longitude: 0.297 / 0°17'49"E

OS Eastings: 559147

OS Northings: 192540

OS Grid: TQ591925

Mapcode National: GBR XP.7JW

Mapcode Global: VHHN3.3TB8

Plus Code: 9F32J75W+MQ

Entry Name: Cemetery Chapel

Listing Date: 9 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207445

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373496

Location: Warley, Brentwood, Essex, CM14

County: Essex

Electoral Ward/Division: Brentwood West

Built-Up Area: Brentwood

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Warley Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


723-1/8/89 (West side)
Cemetery Chapel


Cemetery chapel. Mid-C19. Random Kentish rag-stone walling
with oolitic limestone dressings, chamfered plinth, slate
roofs. Rectangular 2-bayed nave to E and smaller chancel to W.
Vestry to N of chancel.
EXTERIOR: Principal features, elaborate bellcote over junction
of nave/chancel with gablets over lateral buttressing, also
heavy buttresses at angles and bay interval of nave. Windows
now mainly boarded over. S elevation, triple lancet windows in
each bay of nave with heavy oolitic surrounds following lancet
form but flat topped. Buttresses all similar with overlapped
coping stones battered out to moulding, 3 to nave, one to
chancel. 4 bell-cote gablets ascending to apex. E and W end
copings have apex gablets. N elevation similar to S but vestry
gable at W end has a triple lancet window in a Gothic arched
recess of polygonal stonework. Central lancet of taller,
trefoil form. W end, chancel window in Gothic arched recess
with lower, triple lancet window, and upper tri-lobed window
with split cusps and diamond patterned lead canes (glass
missing). Above, behind, bellcote prominent with Gothic arched
bell opening with interior split cusped trefoil (bell
missing). 4 gablet roof pitches down N and S sides. To N,
blank side wall of vestry in polygonal stonework. E elevation,
principal entrance, segment headed doorway, roll moulded with
broach stops at base of jambs, boarded door with decorative
strap hinges. Above, flat-based, spherical-sided, triangular
window with inner rose. Rose design based on hexagon of
roundels surrounding central roundel, all containing
split-cusped trefoils. The 3 spandrels have similar roundels.
Angle buttresses similar to sides.
INTERIOR, not fully inspected but appears to be plain.

Listing NGR: TQ5914792540

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