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Latitude: 52.0693 / 52°4'9"N
Longitude: 1.1738 / 1°10'25"E
OS Eastings: 617623
OS Northings: 245966
OS Grid: TM176459
Mapcode National: GBR VP1.9KS
Mapcode Global: VHLBT.98D1
Plus Code: 9F43359F+PG
Entry Name: Temple of Remembrance, Ipswich Cemetery
Listing Date: 24 May 2005
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1393856
English Heritage Legacy ID: 493057
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4
Electoral Ward/Division: St Margaret's
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Ipswich
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Ipswich St Margaret
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Temple of Remembrance, Ipswich Cemetery
Temple of Remembrance. 1935. Designed by J A Sherman. Red brick with ashlar dressings and a copper dome. 2 storey. Square plan.
Main facade has central projecting curved portico with slender stone columns supporting a flat roof. central double panel doors flanked by two casement windows on either side, all with blind arched heads. Above 5 small square windows over the portico flanked by 3 similar windows on either side.
The remaining 3 facades are similar. Each with 3 tall and narrow central windows to each floor, the lower row of windows have blind arched heads. Either side on both floors are rows of 3 square windows with raised brick surrounds.
The central dome has 24 short stone columns and 24 small casements supporting a shallow copper dome with an elongated circular cupola with copper finial.
INTERIOR has a series of marble lined rooms on the ground floor linked by segmental arches. These rooms are lined with remembrance plaques to those who have been cremated. It includes a foyer with memorial tablets to those who died in the war.
A fine and well-preserved example of inter-war architecture. It was designed by J A Sherman in 1935.
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