Building record MDR13028 - Melbourne Cemetery Chapels, Packhorse Road, Melbourne

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There are two mortuary chapels situated here on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880; one for the Church of England and one for Non-conformists. (1) Two grade II listed cemetery chapels dating to circa 1860. They are built of rock-faced ashlar with ashlar dressings and double chamfered plinth. They have steeply-pitched lozenge-patterned grey and green slate roof. The chapels are at right angles to each other with a central tower between. The tower has a full-width carriage arch through it. The interiors of the chapels are very plain, with arched trusses on carved spandrels and tiled floors. See list description for more details. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. Original UID: 83126.



Grid reference Centred SK 3874 2589 (14m by 21m)

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Nov 6 2017 10:59AM

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