Building Name

Brecon Cemetery. Chapels Lodge and Entrance Gates

Powys, Wales
New Build

BRECON CEMETERY - TO BUILDERS —Tenders are required, free of expense, for the ERECTION of CHAPELS LODGE, ENTRANCE GATES, and BOUNDARY WALLS. The Drawings, Specification, and Conditions, may be seen at the Office of the Burial Board, Brecon, on and after Monday, the 3d day of May instant, between the hours of Ten and Four, and Tenders are to be delivered at the said Office not later than Four o'clock in the afternoon of Monday, the 17th of May instant, addressed to the Clerk to the Board, sealed and endorsed Tender for Cemetery Buildings." The lowest or either Tender not necessarily accepted. Quantities supplied application me. H. J. PAULL, Architect, * Saint Mary-street, Cardiff. Dated lst May, 1858. [Hereford Times 15 May 1858 page 1]

BRECONSHIRE. BRECON. The New Cemetery.—The Burial Board have made arrangements to ensure prompt execution of the work necessary for the completion of the cemetery. On Monday last tenders were received for the erection of an entrance lodge, two chapels, etc. The following is list of them:  Mr. E. Winstone, £1221 ; Mr. E. Hargest, £1190 ; Messrs Jones and George, £1183; Mr. John Prothero, £1121: and Messrs. Griffiths and Son, £945. The last was accepted; the estimate of the talented architect, H. J. Paull, Esq., of Cardiff, being £961. Messrs. Griffiths have already arranged to prosecute the work vigorously, so as to complete it by the stipulated time, namely, the 1st October next. [Hereford Times 22 May 1858 page 7]

Reference    Builder XVI Page 162
Reference    Hereford Times 15 May 1858 page 1]
Reference    Hereford Times 22 May 1858 page 7
Reference    Builder 22 May 1858 Page 362 (tenders)