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Description: Cemetery Lodge and Attached Railings and Gates
Date Listed: 21 June 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 200835
OS Grid Reference: TQ3188098068
OS Grid Coordinates: 531880, 198068
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6659, -0.0945
the following building shall be added to the list:
TQ 39 NW (north side)
20/301 Cemetery Lodge and
Cemetery lodge and attached gates. 1870-71 by T J Hill for Enfield Burial Board;
builder J and J Field. Coursed rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings;
contrasting-colured slate roof with tile ridge; cast-iron railings and gates.
13-storey, 3-bay lodge with rear outshut. Attached to each side is a pedestrian
gate, a carriage gate, and then a short, quadrant, section of railing. In
Gothic style with quoins; moulded plinths; moulded kneelers, roll-moulded
coping, and finials to gables. Lodge: central gabled porch with offset side
buttresses; pointed archway with head-stopped hoodmould; diagonally-boarded
door; and fanlight with Y-tracery. Flanking 4-light bay windows have cusped
stone tracery; cornices; and stone roofs. 1st floor: 1-light window flanked by
2-light windows which break eaves under gablets with cross finials; all have
cusped lights. Raised verges. Rear: stepped raised verges to outshut; behind
it corniced lateral stacks with offsets flank central gableted window. Returns:
a 2-light window on each floor; pointed-arched recess to gable. Railings and
gates: railings are on low, chamfered, walls terminating at piers. Carriage
gate-piers have 2-stage buttresses with ball-flower decorated cornices and
decorative gablets. Bars of gates and railings have decorative finials and the
gates incorporate cusped arches and decorative base and top rails.
Listing NGR: TQ3188098068
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Source: English Heritage
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