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Cemetery Chapels at Flaybrick Hill Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Bidston and St James, Wirral

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3968 / 53°23'48"N

Longitude: -3.0655 / 3°3'55"W

OS Eastings: 329250

OS Northings: 389411

OS Grid: SJ292894

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y15.42

Mapcode Global: WH761.WWFB

Entry Name: Cemetery Chapels at Flaybrick Hill Cemetery

Listing Date: 28 March 1974

Last Amended: 10 August 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218990

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389364

Location: Wirral, CH43

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Bidston and St James

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Bidston St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


BIRKENHEAD

SJ28NE TOLLEMACHE ROAD
789-1/3/152 (West side)
28/03/74 Cemetery Chapels at Flaybrick Hill
Cemetery
(Formerly Listed as:
TOLLEMACHE ROAD
(West side)
Pair of chapels with cloister and
tower at Flaybrick Hill Cemetery)

GV II

Cemetery Chapels. 1862-4. By Lucy and Littler. Coursed and
squared rubble with Welsh slate roof largely missing.
Symmetrically planned with two chapels flanking central
cloister range with tower and spire. Each chapel has nave and
aisle, with outer porch and apsidal east end. Deep moulded
archway with cylindrical shafts and foliate corbels to hood
moulds in each porch. Paired foiled lancet windows to aisle.
Small side chapels project from inner walls. Cloister range of
3 gables each side of central archway and tower. Triple foiled
windows beneath each gable, and circular window in apex of
each gable. Trefoiled fretwork in parapet between gables.
Central tower has blocked archway to ground floor with
expressed gable over and clasping buttresses. Second stage has
triple foiled windows, rose window and clock beneath expressed
gable which interrupts the parapet and cuts into brooch of
spire. Angle pinnacles carried on short shafts.


Listing NGR: SJ2925089411

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description


BIRKENHEAD

SJ28NE TOLLEMACHE ROAD
789-1/3/152 (West side)
28/03/74 Cemetery Chapels at Flaybrick Hill
Cemetery
(Formerly Listed as:
TOLLEMACHE ROAD
(West side)
Pair of chapels with cloister and
tower at Flaybrick Hill Cemetery)

GV II

Cemetery Chapels. 1862-4. By Lucy and Littler. Coursed and
squared rubble with Welsh slate roof largely missing.
Symmetrically planned with two chapels flanking central
cloister range with tower and spire. Each chapel has nave and
aisle, with outer porch and apsidal east end. Deep moulded
archway with cylindrical shafts and foliate corbels to hood
moulds in each porch. Paired foiled lancet windows to aisle.
Small side chapels project from inner walls. Cloister range of
3 gables each side of central archway and tower. Triple foiled
windows beneath each gable, and circular window in apex of
each gable. Trefoiled fretwork in parapet between gables.
Central tower has blocked archway to ground floor with
expressed gable over and clasping buttresses. Second stage has
triple foiled windows, rose window and clock beneath expressed
gable which interrupts the parapet and cuts into brooch of
spire. Angle pinnacles carried on short shafts.


Listing NGR: SJ2925089411

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