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South Chapel of Sunderland Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Ryhope, Sunderland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8828 / 54°52'58"N

Longitude: -1.3667 / 1°22'0"W

OS Eastings: 440727

OS Northings: 554415

OS Grid: NZ407544

Mapcode National: GBR VFZ.LY

Mapcode Global: WHD5C.ZJCL

Entry Name: South Chapel of Sunderland Cemetery

Listing Date: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1217808

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391574

Location: Sunderland, SR2

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Ryhope

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Grangetown

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


SUNDERLAND

NZ45SW RYHOPE ROAD
920-1/7/197 (West side (off))
South Chapel of Sunderland Cemetery

GV II

Chapel in municipal cemetery. c1858. Snecked limestone with
ashlar plinth and dressings; Welsh slate roof with stone gable
copings. Aisled nave with NE tower porch. Decorated style with
buttresses and tracery. Gabled nave has 4-light E and W
windows, partly blocked, with cusped geometric tracery; small
pent N aisle at E end probably vestry, has 2-light windows;
4-centred-arched W door in gabled S aisle; NE open-arched
porch has big stepped buttresses flanking high moulded pointed
arches with dripstrings; similar strings and mouldings to
cusped triangular lights above; coping steps back to octagonal
second stage with gabled canopies over blocked single cusped
lights; top cornice; spire removed. Gables have overlapping
stone coping. Out of use at time of survey. Included for group
value only.


Listing NGR: NZ4072754415

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