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North and East Walls to Churchyard of St Nicholas and Gate Piers on West Wall, Greenwich

Description: North and East Walls to Churchyard of St Nicholas and Gate Piers on West Wall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 June 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 200322

OS Grid Reference: TQ3740077772
OS Grid Coordinates: 537400, 177772
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4822, -0.0227

Location: 42 Stowage, Greenwich, Greater London SE8 3HE

Locality: Greenwich
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SE8 3HE

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Listing Text


TQ 3777 25/G4A north and east walls to
TQ 3777 25/G4B churchyard of St Nicholas'
Church and gatepiers on
west wall


Churchyard walls and gatepiers. 1697, with later repairs. Red brick, Flemish bond, with stone coping. Gate piers on west side are flanked by Portland stone scrolls and surmounted by Portland stone copings with finials of skulls with laurel wreaths over crossbones. Blocked gateway flanked by piers on east side.
Gateway on north side, blocked with piers on east side. Gateway on north side, blocked, with piers of gauged and cut brick with stone copings. Memorial tablets set into east wall include C20 tablet to Christopher Marlowe, buried here in 1593. The eastern gate piers are among the finest of any churchyard.

Listing NGR: TQ3740377773

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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