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North Chapel Bishopwearmouth Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Pallion, Sunderland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9022 / 54°54'8"N

Longitude: -1.418 / 1°25'4"W

OS Eastings: 437417

OS Northings: 556546

OS Grid: NZ374565

Mapcode National: GBR V69.09

Mapcode Global: WHD5C.610P

Plus Code: 9C6WWH2J+VQ

Entry Name: North Chapel Bishopwearmouth Cemetery

Listing Date: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279542

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391405

Location: Sunderland, SR4

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Pallion

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Bishopwearmouth St Gabriel

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Description


SUNDERLAND

NZ35NE CHESTER ROAD
920-1/4/34 (North side (off))
North Chapel Bishopwearmouth
Cemetery

GV II

Municipal cemetery chapel, originally Roman Catholic but now
used by all denominations. Possibly 1856 by Thomas Moore.
Brick with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with bands of
Lakeland slate, terracotta ridge cresting, ashlar bellcote and
gable copings. 3-bay nave with S porch, one-bay apsed chancel,
defined by buttresses. Polygonal apse has hipped roof. Gabled
porch has double boarded doors under elliptical lintel and
timber framing to gable with cross finial to bargeboards.
Paired cusped lancets on sill string have alternate block
jambs; W elevation has 3 lancets separated by stepped
buttresses rising to triple bellcote with high pyramidal
spirelet and cross finial; 4-centred-arched cusped corbelling
to centre of bellcote forms canopy to eroded statue set
between buttresses on wall bracket.


Listing NGR: NZ3741756546

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