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Twin Cemetery Chapels B) Westernmost for Non-Conformists

A Grade II Listed Building in Yeovil, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9469 / 50°56'48"N

Longitude: -2.6407 / 2°38'26"W

OS Eastings: 355084

OS Northings: 116579

OS Grid: ST550165

Mapcode National: GBR MN.NQSH

Mapcode Global: FRA 56CL.T70

Entry Name: Twin Cemetery Chapels B) Westernmost for Non-Conformists

Listing Date: 17 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346137

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261414

Location: Yeovil, South Somerset, Somerset, BA21

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Yeovil

Built-Up Area: Yeovil

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST51NE
2/76


YEOVIL CP
PRESTON ROAD (North side)Twin Cemetery Chapels:b)Westernmost;for Non-Conformists


GII
Cemetery chapel of 1863:Local stone ashlar with Ham stone dressings,Welsh slated roofs.One of twin(handed)chapels:Greek cross plan with added colonade porch to East: South transept in form of an angled chevet;Romanesque style with some polychromy. Corner buttresses porch has semi-circular headed entrance archway with small side shafts;the returns have a semi-circular arched opening split by a column and heavily cusped tracery.South elevation has cusped lancet to'nave'bay,then plate tracery in semi-circular arches to the chevet,and further cusped lancet to'chancel'bay;corner buttresses with Quasi-dentilled eaves course.Triple window to West end,the centre light being divided centrally,with decorated capitals/imposts.North elevation similar to South,but with the chevet replaced by flat table with pair of doors.Small circular window in East wall over porch.Central over crossing a short gabled turret with square fine-line termination.Interior not inspected.Although architecturally adequate on its own,its value is enhanced by the'twin'opposite.


Listing NGR: ST5508416579

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