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Gateway to Rawtenstall Cemetery, Rawtenstall

Description: Gateway to Rawtenstall Cemetery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185738

OS Grid Reference: SD8122823308
OS Grid Coordinates: 381228, 423308
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7059, -2.2858

Location: 37 Burnley Road, Rawtenstall, Lancashire BB4 8HB

Locality: Rawtenstall
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB4 8HB

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Listing Text


14/159 Gateway to Rawtenstall Cemetery
- II

Gateway to cemetery, consisting of 4 stone piers and iron gates; later C19.
Dressed sandstone and cast iron. Gothic style. All piers square in section
and c.3 metres high, with slightly tapered pedestals, foliated shafts at the
corners, arcaded frieze, hollow cornice with ball flower ornament and carved
trefoil-faced caps displaying crosses, flowers, crowns, and those at the outer
end the letters "RC". Ornamental open-work gates. (Low boundary wall lacking
railings, and originally-matching piers at outer ends of these walls, now
damaged, not included in the item).

Listing NGR: SD8122823308

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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