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Cemetery Chapels

A Grade II Listed Building in Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 53.0673 / 53°4'2"N

Longitude: -0.7989 / 0°47'56"W

OS Eastings: 480578

OS Northings: 352906

OS Grid: SK805529

Mapcode National: GBR CLN.NTW

Mapcode Global: WHFHP.P5SB

Entry Name: Cemetery Chapels

Listing Date: 13 August 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297720

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385072

Location: Newark, Newark and Sherwood, Nottinghamshire, NG24

County: Nottinghamshire

Civil Parish: Newark

Built-Up Area: Newark-on-Trent

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Newark-upon-Trent with Coddington

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text


619-1/4/219 (South side (off))
Cemetery Chapels


Cemetery chapels, now tool stores. c1870. Rockfaced stone and
brick, with limestone dressings and patterned plain tile
roofs. Decorated style. Chamfered plinth and string course,
coped gables. Symmetrical layout with central archway and bell
turret flanked by single chapels with side porches. Moulded
central archway with hood mould and imposts, flanked by single
buttresses topped with crocketed pinnacles. Over the arch, a
traceried coped gable. 2 stage bell turret has angle
buttresses to ech stage, the lower ones gabled, the upper ones
with pinnacles. 4 ogee headed crested openings to the square
bell stage. Above again, octagonal needle spire with a tier of
lucarnes. Under the arch, a brick vault with stone ribs , and
on either side a shouldered doorway. On the north side, a
memorial tablet, 1918. Chapels are connected to the entrance
arch by single bay links each with a lancet. East ends have
angle buttresses topped with pinnacles, and traceried crests
to the gables. Triple lancets, each with different tracery,
with stepped sill bands and hood moulds with stops. East
chapel window has tiny flanking niches. Above each triple
lancet, an oval window. Inside return angles have single
lancets. North and south sides have central porches with coped
gables with kneelers, and small flanking buttresses. Moulded
doorway with hood mould. Similar inner doorways. On either
side, a single lancet. West ends have angle buttresses and
plain coped gables with kneelers. Similar fenestration to east
ends. North chapel has a lancet to left of the link. Rendered
interiors have stepped sill bands to east and arch braced
double purlin roofs. Central shouldered doorways opposite the

Listing NGR: SK8057852906

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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