Record Details

NHER Number:33459
Type of record:Monument
Name:Cromer Cemetery, Holt Road

Summary

A 19th century cemetery, with a flint and brick chapel with box pews and a pulpit (NHER 51582). Several headstones in the cemetery have detailed carvings of ships and the Cromer lifeboat.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2117 4196
Map Sheet:TG24SW
Parish:CROMER, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Norfolk Historic Gardens Survey grade two star (regional importance). See (S1).

Land donated in the town by B. B. Cabell of Cromer Hall in 1860.
One quarter for Dissenters, the rest consecrated.
Chapel in centre (NHER 51582) with paths at right angles lined with trees.
Private path led to Cromer Hall; this path has gone.
Closed in 1908.
Rare example of a cemetery provided by a private owner with path to his house.

2004.
Chapel (NHER 51582) and four headstones listed grade II.
Headstones are those of Bethuell Stimpson, George Harrison (fishermen) James Davies (lifeboat coxswain) and Williams Balls, which includes a depiction of his ship.
See (S2) and (S3) for further details.
E. Rose (NLA), 29 May 2004.

THE CHAPEL PREVIOUSLY RECORDED UNDER THIS RECORD IS NOW RECORDED UNDER NHER 51582.

June 2011. Newspaper Article.
Plans to turn cemetery into a fishing heritage centre.
See (S4) for further details.
D. Lefeuvre (HES), 22 August 2011.

Monument Types

  • CEMETERY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2012. Safety fears see over 60 headstones flattened. 1 May.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Taigel, A. 1997. Norfolk Gardens Trust: Town Gardens Survey - Volume One. Norfolk Gardens Trust.
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. 1990-2013. English Heritage Listing Notification. Notification. DNF14901.
<S3>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2004. Graves protected as pieces of history. 27 May.
<S4>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2011. Cemetery could bring past to life. 3 June.

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