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Old Charlton Cemetery Chapels

A Grade II Listed Building in Dover, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1373 / 51°8'14"N

Longitude: 1.3109 / 1°18'39"E

OS Eastings: 631711

OS Northings: 142774

OS Grid: TR317427

Mapcode National: GBR X2S.N7Y

Mapcode Global: VHLHB.NNVZ

Plus Code: 9F3348P6+W8

Entry Name: Old Charlton Cemetery Chapels

Listing Date: 13 February 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243720

English Heritage Legacy ID: 447923

Location: Dover, Kent, CT16

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Dover

Built-Up Area: Dover

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Cemetery Chapels


Pair of cemetery chapels. Circa 1870 by T. Talbot Bury of Dover.
Rock-faced dressed stone rubble with Bath stone dressings.
Steeply pitched plain tile roof the south east chapel with crested
ridge tiles; stone caped gable ends with wrought iron finials and
corbelled eaves.

Pair of single cell chapels, the Anglican chapel to north west and
non-conformist to south east linked by porches to a central porte-

High Victorian Gothic; Early English and Venetian.

The south west front has gable ends of chapels to left and right
with angle buttresses and tall 3-light plate tracery windows with
order of nailheads in the arches. Central gable of Porte-cochere
has diagonal buttresses and similar arch but with cusps and
colonnettes on the responds. The fleche over the porte-cochere
has been truncated. The linking porches have open wooden arcaded
sides with narrow cusped arches. 2-light plate-tracery side
windows and doorways with plate tracery in tympana, colonnettes
and strap hinges to panelled doors. The liturgical east (actual
N.E.) end of chapes with polygonal apse to left (non-conformist)
and semi-circular apse to right (Anglican) with lancet windows.
On the inner slope of each roof a small gabled ventilator with
cusped arch and louvres.

Interior: said to have polychromatic brickwork.

Listing NGR: TR3171142774

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