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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WEST CHAPEL IN SOUTH PART OF OVERLEIGH CEMETERY

List entry Number: 1375895

Location

WEST CHAPEL IN SOUTH PART OF OVERLEIGH CEMETERY, OVERLEIGH ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Jul-1998

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 469874

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History

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Details

CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4065 OVERLEIGH ROAD 1932-1/8/218 (South side) West chapel in south part of Overleigh Cemetery

GV II

Church of England cemetery chapel, now Orthodox church. Early C20. Stone-dressed hard red brick with grey-green slate roof. In the manner of John Douglas. PLAN: rectangular in plan, including north aisle abutting north-west tower containing porch; small south outshut under lean-to roof. EXTERIOR: 3-stage tower with broach spire; stepped buttresses; open porch in tower with west archway and double boarded doors in archways south and east to nave and aisle and cross-beamed boarded ceiling; 5-light bluntly-pointed west window to nave with panel tracery; crosses to porch-arch and nave-gable; second stage of tower has an ogee light to west, north and east; clock-stage has stone dial to north and 2-light window flanked by stone panels, and with blank panel-tracery, to west, south and east. The north aisle has two 3-light windows with blank panel tracery in rectangular openings; an arched 2-light panel-traceried window under north window to east bay; a pair of boarded bier-doors in archway to east. A bluntly-pointed arch to 5-light panel-tracery east window; gable cross. Boarded door in east face of south outshut; a rectangular window of 3 basket-arched lights and one of 2 lights in south face; boarded door in arch, west. A segmental-arched 3-light panel-tracery window to nave; blank west bay opposite tower-porch. INTERIOR not inspected.





Listing NGR: SJ4031765115

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National Grid Reference: SJ 40317 65115

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