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Latitude: 53.039 / 53°2'20"N
Longitude: -3.0048 / 3°0'17"W
OS Eastings: 332726
OS Northings: 349548
OS Grid: SJ327495
Mapcode National: GBR 75.DGMP
Mapcode Global: WH88Y.TWB4
Plus Code: 9C5R2XQW+H3
Entry Name: Cemetey Chapels
Listing Date: 31 January 1994
Last Amended: 31 January 1994
Source ID: 1807
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: Situated just inside the entrance gates of the cemetery on Ruabon Road.
Built-Up Area: Wrexham
Traditional County: Denbighshire
Tagged with: Chapel
The cemetery was established 1874-6 and its layout was by Yeaman Strachan, with William Turner as architect of the lodge and chapels.
Random rock-faced rubble with ashlar dressings and banded slate roof with terracotta cresting. Central archway with tower and spire above, flanked by symmetrical chapels.
Heavily moulded archway in gable set against base of tower, which has clasping buttresses and paired Early English bell chamber lights. Heavy broach spire with 2 pierced quatrefoils bands and cross finials. Flanking chapels each have 3-light east (liturgical) window with geometrical tracery. 3 bays, divided by buttresses, each with foiled single light window. Small vestries project from inner sides, with paired windows to east.
Group value with cemetery lodge, and gate-piers, gates and railings.
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