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West Gateway, Walls and Gates of St Nicholas Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Wingrove, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9785 / 54°58'42"N

Longitude: -1.6459 / 1°38'45"W

OS Eastings: 422762

OS Northings: 564939

OS Grid: NZ227649

Mapcode National: GBR SJL.CN

Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.P4F6

Entry Name: West Gateway, Walls and Gates of St Nicholas Cemetery

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024710

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304965

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Wingrove

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Fenham St James and St Basil

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 26 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE WINGROVE AVENUE
(east side, off)
11/610 West gateway, walls and
gates of St. Nicholas'
Cemetery
II
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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