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Latitude: 54.9688 / 54°58'7"N
Longitude: -1.649 / 1°38'56"W
OS Eastings: 422566
OS Northings: 563857
OS Grid: NZ225638
Mapcode National: GBR SJ4.L5
Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.MCYN
Entry Name: St John's Cemetery North Entrance Gates, Piers, Walls and Railings
Listing Date: 17 December 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1024892
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304541
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Metropolitan District Ward: Elswick
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Elswick St Stephen and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 26 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE ELSWICK ROAD
11/229 St. John's Cemetery
17.12.71 north entrance gates,
piers, walls and railings.
Cemetery gateway, piers, walls and railings. Circa 1856 by Johnstone and Knowles.
Sandstone ashlar and cast iron. Tudor arch, under string and gabled, crocketed
parapet, flanked by tall octagonal piers with gabled coping and high octagonal
gabled pinnacles; flanking piers to pedestrian gates have gabled coping. Vehicle
and pedestrian gates are gothic-traceried and have spearhead standards and dog bars.
Rounded coping to quadrant walls with spear-headed railings and low, spiked dog
bars. Scroll above entrance inscribed ST. JOHN'S/CEMETERY/ELSWICK.
Listing NGR: NZ2256663857
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