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Cemetery Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Pershore, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1065 / 52°6'23"N

Longitude: -2.0922 / 2°5'32"W

OS Eastings: 393780

OS Northings: 245358

OS Grid: SO937453

Mapcode National: GBR 2JL.ZT7

Mapcode Global: VH938.P98Z

Plus Code: 9C4V4W45+J4

Entry Name: Cemetery Chapel

Listing Date: 30 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387050

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474466

Location: Pershore, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR10

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Pershore

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Pershore

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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(West side (off))
Cemetery Chapel


Cemetery Chapel, part now workshop. 1875. Of coursed
rubblestone with ashlar limestone dressings. Plain tile roof
with stone verges and decorative ridge tiles.
STYLE: Gothic Revival.
EXTERIOR: 2 chapels, E one with tower, divided by tall,
gabled, hearse entrance. E, formerly Anglican, chapel: offset
buttresses, some diagonal; side-windows of 2 cusped lights and
a trefoil over; similar, larger, east window under hoodmould
with decorative stops; protruding eaves course and chamfered
W chapel, formerly Roman Catholic, is similar but smaller.
Hearse entrance has tall steeply-pitched gables with 3 trefoil
openings; moulded pointed arches with decorative stops, 3/4
round shafts, and stiff-leaf capitals; high, moulded, plinths;
diagonal corner buttresses.
Within archway are opposed chapel doors.
Tower on SE side of archway is 4-sided and has splay-footed
spire with 8 louvred lancets below frieze; weather vane;
angled lower string-course; plinth. The W chapel has been used
as a workshop since 1936.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
A well-articulated example of its type.

Listing NGR: SO9378045358

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