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IoE Number: 432955
Location: GATEWAY AND CHAPELS OF BROADWATER CEMETERY, TOGETHER WITH TOMBS OF RICHARD JEFFERIES,(NEAR MIDDLE OF CEMETERY) AND WH HUDSON (ON SOUTH SIDE), SOUTH FARM ROAD (east side)
  WORTHING, WORTHING, WEST SUSSEX
Photographer: Mr Robin Earl LRPS
Date Photographed: 28 January 2001
Date listed: 21 May 1976
Date of last amendment: 21 May 1976
Grade II

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SOUTH FARM ROAD5406(East Side)Gateway and chapels ofBroadwater Cemetery,together with tombs of

SOUTH FARM ROAD 1. 5406 (East Side) Gateway and chapels of Broadwater Cemetery, together with tombs of Richard Jefferies, (near middle of cemetery) and W H Hudson (on south side) TQ 1404 16/201 II 2. Probably circa 1870. An H-shaped Gothic Revival entrance gate incorporating Church of England Chapel (on north) and Nonconformist Chapel (on south). Both chapels are out of use, that on the south now being used as cemetery workshed. Random rubble of variegated colours, with masonry dressings. Chapels present gables to east and west having large windows with Decorated tracery to the east and lancets to tile west. Arch on corbels to passage through cross range with Tuscan inscription on tablet over. Both tombs are simple with plain marble kerbs. Richard Jefferies (1848-1887) was a novelist and essayist mostly with naturalistic themes. W H Hudson (1841-1922) was also a naturalist and writer. See Dictionary of National Biography.

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