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Latitude: 51.818 / 51°49'4"N
Longitude: -3.0311 / 3°1'52"W
OS Eastings: 329019
OS Northings: 213765
OS Grid: SO290137
Mapcode National: GBR F5.WLRG
Mapcode Global: VH796.DKXP
Plus Code: 9C3RRX99+5G
Entry Name: New Cemetery Chapel
Listing Date: 15 March 1996
Last Amended: 15 March 1996
Source ID: 17244
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: Prominently sited at the top of the cemetery which is reached from a narrow lane immediately to south of Usk Bridge.
Community: Llanfoist Fawr (Llan-ffwyst Fawr)
Community: Llanfoist Fawr
Built-Up Area: Llanfoist
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
The eastern end of New Cemetery was opened in 1894 and is landscaped in the style of a Victorian public park or garden. The chapel was built to designs of E A Johnson, architect of Abergavenny.
Early English Gothic style chapel in local rubble with simple freestone dressings, slate roofs and gable parapets with crucifix finials. Composed of a nave with south porch and a stepped down chancel with polygonal east end and north vestry. At the south-east corner is a distinctive bell-tower which is octagonal and has a pyramidal roof; the belfry has deeply splayed lancet openings to each face and there is a staircase doorway to the east side. The chancel has cusped lancets and the vestry has a cylindrical chimney stack. The west end has a Geometric 3-light window. Interior not seen.
Listed as a good example of a Victorian cemetery chapel in an important setting.
Group value with the Gates and Gate-piers at the main entrance and the Lychgate.
Abergavenny New Cemetery is included in the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens in Wales No PGW (Gt) 37.
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