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Mortuary Gateway and Chapels in Hebburn Cemetery, Hebburn

Description: Mortuary Gateway and Chapels in Hebburn Cemetery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303742

OS Grid Reference: NZ3087563848
OS Grid Coordinates: 430875, 563848
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9683, -1.5192

Location: St John's Avenue, South Tyneside NE31 1UR

Locality: Hebburn
County: South Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: NE31 1UR

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Listing Text


2/81 Mortuary gateway and chapels
in Hebburn Cemetery


Linked pair of chapels. 1890 by Frederick West, surveyor to Hedworth, Monkton
and Jarrow Burial Board. Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings; roof of Welsh
slate. Early English style, H-shaped plan. Tower with tall stone spire over
carriage arch has narrow lancets at first and open 2-light windows at second
stage. In arch are doors to corridors of 3 windows leading to chapels. East
elevations have 3 tall cusped lancets, the central with flowing tracery; hood
moulds with flower stops; buttresses and angle buttresses with gablets and coping
to set-backs. Roof of corridor has red-tiled ridge; the chapel roofs high-pitched
with stone gable coping; 2 ashlar chimneys.

Listing NGR: NZ3087563848

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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