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Brandwood End Cemetery Chapels at SP 0705 7991

A Grade II Listed Building in Brandwood, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4172 / 52°25'1"N

Longitude: -1.8978 / 1°53'51"W

OS Eastings: 407049

OS Northings: 279912

OS Grid: SP070799

Mapcode National: GBR 3GJ.F1C

Mapcode Global: VH9Z9.2H2V

Plus Code: 9C4WC482+VV

Entry Name: Brandwood End Cemetery Chapels at SP 0705 7991

Listing Date: 1 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272029

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468800

ID on this website: 101272029

Location: Brandwood End Cemetery, Brandwood End, Birmingham, West Midlands, B14

County: Birmingham

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Brandwood

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Pair of cemetery chapels. 1898; by J Brewill Holmes, for Kings Norton and Northfield Urban District Council. Terracotta and red brick. Westmorland slate roofs in diminishing courses and pierced ridge tiles. STYLE: Free Perpendicular style. PLAN: pair of chapels linked by central tower with carriageway through; the chapels each have an apse at the NW end and porches at the sides. EXTERIOR: symmetrical composition. SE [liturgical W] elevation, the gables of the flanking chapels have two 3-light windows with Perpendicular panel tracery and ogee hoodmoulds; large buttress surmounted by tall pinnacles, cusped oculus above also with ogee hoodmould and panelled gable apex with pinnacles and lona cross; small gables to vestries in angles and large tower at centre with tall moulded 4-centred arch carriageway with ogee hoodmould, weathered set-offs to buttresses, lancet bell-openings, crocketed pinnacles, battlements and terracotta needle spire with small lucarnes. The NW [liturgical E] elevation is sllnilar but has gabled apses with 4-light windows and wheel apex crosses. The SW and NE sides have buttressed and pinnacled porches with lona crosses at gable apexes and lancet windows- INTERIOR: plastered walls contrasting with terracotta windows, doorframes and chancel arches. Arch-braced roofs on terracotta corbels. Pews intact, with shaped ends. Stained glass windows. The NE chapel was gutted by fire in 1995.

Listing NGR: SP0704979912

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