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Entrance Screen to Churchyard of Church of St James, Morpeth

Description: Entrance Screen to Churchyard of Church of St James

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 August 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 238743

OS Grid Reference: NZ1972986199
OS Grid Coordinates: 419729, 586199
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1697, -1.6918

Location: 74 Newgate Street, Morpeth, Northumberland NE61 1AW

Locality: Morpeth
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE61 1AW

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Listing Text

NZ 1986 (East side)

22/254 Entrance Screen
to churchyard of
11.8.50 Church of St. James


Entrance screen. l842-6 by Benjamin Ferrey. Sandstone, marble and wrought iron.
Arcade of 5 Romanesque arches with paired marble columns and cushion capitals.
Wall above and around the arches has diamond-shaped rustication. Cornice and
blocking course inscribed with religious text. Celtic-style cross above central

Railings inside the arches, and gates in central arch, have pointed bars,
fleurs de lys newels and scrolls beneath the top rails and above the bottom rail.

Listing NGR: NZ1972986199

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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