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Description: Chapels and Archway in St John's Cemetery
Date Listed: 17 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 304543
OS Grid Reference: NZ2252363674
OS Grid Coordinates: 422523, 563674
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9672, -1.6497
NZ 26 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE ELSWICK ROAD
11/231 Chapels and archway in
17.12.71 St. John's Cemetery.
Chapels and archway. Circa 1856 by Johnstone and Knowles. Snecked sandstone with
ashlar plinth and dressings; graduated Lakeland slate roofs with overlapping stone
gable copings. Archway, with crowning tower, flanked by chapels. Gothic style.
2-centred shafted arch under pinnacled gable with bracketed niche; high octagonal
tower with cusped lancets, pierced battlements and corner pinnacles, tall octagonal
spire with, lucarnes and pierced bands. Extruded porches have 2-centred-arched
doors in inner returns and 2-light windows under pierced parapets. Similar windows
in 3-bay chapels and 4-light windows in end gables. Steeply-pitched roofs have
stone cross finials.
Listing NGR: NZ2252363674
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Source: English Heritage
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