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Main Entrance Screen and Lodges City of London Cemetery, Newham

Description: Main Entrance Screen and Lodges City of London Cemetery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 204909

OS Grid Reference: TQ4180786343
OS Grid Coordinates: 541807, 186343
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5582, 0.0442

Location: W Boundary Road, Stratford, Greater London E12 5DG

Locality: Newham
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E12 5DG

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Listing Text


Main Entrance Screen
and Lodges
- City of London Cemetery


Main entrance screen and two attached lodges. 1855: William Haywood. Rubblestone
with ashlar dressings. Tiled roofs with fishscale decoration to Lodges. Perpen-
dicular Gothic. Gabled entrance screen of three arches, with triple ogee-canopied
niches over, carrying City of London crest and two dragons. To either side piers
and iron railings forming semicircular forecourt. End piers to road circular with
conical tops. The north-western lodge is two storeyed, pitched roofed with gable
to the right, small, recessed, central tower with pyramidal spire and single storeyed
wing with oriel to the left. Perpendicular tracery to windows. (Later extension
to left of no interest). Tall stack with triple Tudor chimneys to right. This
lodge faces a second, to the south-east. Similar picturesque composition, with
gable, tower and oriel window (here two, instead of three sides). Single storeyed
block to right with wooden traceried windows. Stack to left of gable with two Tudor
chimney pots.

Listing NGR: TQ4180786343

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Source: English Heritage

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