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Entrance Archway, Pair of Chapel Lodges, Walls and Gates to Jesmond Cemetery, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Entrance Archway, Pair of Chapel Lodges, Walls and Gates to Jesmond Cemetery

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 304659

OS Grid Reference: NZ2569865562
OS Grid Coordinates: 425698, 565562
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9840, -1.6000

Location: Jesmond Road, Byker, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE2 1NL

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE2 1NL

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Listing Text

(south side)
9/339 Entrance archway, pair
of chapel lodges, walls
14.6.54 and gates to Jesmond
G.V. II*
Entrance archway, chapels, walls and gates. 1836 by John Dobson for Newcastle
General Cemetery Company; restored 1978 by Tyne and Wear County Council. Sandstone
ashlar with plinth; Welsh slate roofs. Symmetrical; classical style. Banded
rustication. High round arch with archivolt and impost band flanked by 2-storey
towers and one-storey, one-bay chapels. Cornice and blocking course above arch;
second stage of towers has corner pilasters and iron grilles under cornice and
blocking course. Chapels attached have pediments on paired pilasters and central
recessed panels. Flat-coped walls enclose area in front and break forward, ending
in square piers with flat coping. Wrought iron vehicle and pedestrian gates have
spearhead standards and dog-bars and acanthus ornament to principals.

Listing NGR: NZ2569865562

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Source: English Heritage

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