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Church of England Mortuary Chapel, Arnos Vale Cemetery

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.4411 / 51°26'27"N

Longitude: -2.5647 / 2°33'52"W

OS Eastings: 360850

OS Northings: 171492

OS Grid: ST608714

Mapcode National: GBR CGQ.V8

Mapcode Global: VH88V.H1JM

Plus Code: 9C3VCCRP+C4

Entry Name: Church of England Mortuary Chapel, Arnos Vale Cemetery

Listing Date: 1 November 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282425

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378901

ID on this website: 101282425

Location: Arnos Vale Cemetery, Arno's Vale, Bristol, BS4

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Brislington West

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Knowle Holy Nativity

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

Tagged with: Church building Sepulchral chapel

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ST316071 BATH ROAD, Brislington
901-1/47/430 (North side)
01/11/66 Church of England Mortuary Chapel,
Arno's Vale Cemetery


Mortuary chapel. c1840. By Charles Underwood. Pennant stone
basement, limestone ashlar and dressings, slate roof.
Cruciform plan. Neoclassical style. Single storey and vault;
3-bay range. Projecting centre is approached by 5 steps
between pedestals, with clasping Corinthian pilasters; plain
entablature and pediment with balustrade either side and open
pedimented cupola with fluted columns above. Large 8-panel
door has moulded panels to sides and above; blind window in
side bays with architrave and dentilled cornice, and banded
rustication beneath. Side elevations have a tripartite window,
and a bay with a Venetian window projects from the rear;
arched doorway to vault in left-hand elevation. INTERIOR:
tiled floor and dais in the bay, panelled plinth and pilasters
to cornice, and moulded panels in the ceiling. Includes a
number of well-carved memorial tablets. The cupola is based on
the Roman monument at St Remy, Provence.

Listing NGR: ST6085071492

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