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Latitude: 50.728 / 50°43'40"N
Longitude: -3.5075 / 3°30'27"W
OS Eastings: 293695
OS Northings: 93123
OS Grid: SX936931
Mapcode National: GBR P1.VL80
Mapcode Global: FRA 37J5.5B5
Plus Code: 9C2RPFHR+5X
Entry Name: Southern Mortuary Chapel Higher Cemetery
Listing Date: 19 February 2001
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1246847
English Heritage Legacy ID: 487035
Location: Heavitree, Exeter, Devon, EX1
Electoral Ward/Division: Heavitree
Built-Up Area: Exeter
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Heavitree St Michael and All Angels
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
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871/12/10040 Southern Mortuary Chapel Higher Cemetery
One of a pair of Gothic mortuary chapels probably dating to 1866. Cemetery officially consecrated and opened in 1866 as Bartholomew's Yard. Chapel designed by Edward Ashworth to accommodate the requirements of the Church of England, the other chapel for Non-Conformists. Heavitree coursed stone with Bath stone dressings. Slate roof with bands of different coloured slate; with cast iron rainwater goods. Ridge tiles with finials.
Plan: small rectangular chapel with entrance on the west end.
Exterior: low battered footings. Angle buttresses and bellcote. 3 windows to north side, 3 to the south. Decorated style with 2 trefoil headed lights and variations in head tracery. West end has pointed arch plank door with Gothic iron strap work. 2 Decorated style windows above, with a single blind Decorated style window above those. East end window has 3 trefoil headed lights with head tracery. Stained glass in east window, the rest hold clear glass. Hood mouldings with good quality carved pre-Raphaelite heads for terminals.
Iron bootscraper to left of door.
INTERIOR: Not inspected internally.
Part of a good group with the Northern Mortuary Chapel and Lodge (qqv).
Listing NGR: SX9369593123
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