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Cemetery Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Pershore, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

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

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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Listing Text

SO94NW
648-1/1/107

PERSHORE

DEFFORD ROAD
(West side (off))
Cemetery Chapel

II

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
plinth.
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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