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West Gateway, Walls and Gates of St Nicholas Cemetery, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: West Gateway, Walls and Gates of St Nicholas Cemetery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304965

OS Grid Reference: NZ2276264939
OS Grid Coordinates: 422762, 564939
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9785, -1.6459

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE4 9BU

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Listing Text

(east side, off)
11/610 West gateway, walls and
gates of St. Nicholas'
Gate piers, gateway, walls and gates of cemetery. Dated 1857 above pedestrian
entrance. Sandstone ashlar piers, snecked sandstone walls with ashlar coping; wrought
iron gates. Vehicle entrance piers flanked by quadrant wall at left containing
pedestrian entrance; serpentine wall at right. Gothic style. 2 tall octagonal piers
have 4 gabled side buttresses with cusped panels; steeply-sloped overlapping coping
with top quatrefoil band; large seahorse finials support shields facing across gate,
that at left: with low relief of ship wrecked on rocks, that at right with low relief
of ship in full sail. Shouldered head to gateway at left has carved flowers in
spandrels and date panel above under raised brattished panel. Walls have steeply-
sloped overlapping coping continuous with that of piers. Gothic arcaded gates with
fleur-de-lis finials.

Listing NGR: NZ2276264939

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Source: English Heritage

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