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Latitude: 54.9672 / 54°58'1"N
Longitude: -1.6497 / 1°38'58"W
OS Eastings: 422523
OS Northings: 563674
OS Grid: NZ225636
Mapcode National: GBR SJ1.40
Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.MDMX
Entry Name: Chapels and Archway in St John's Cemetery
Listing Date: 17 December 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1024893
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304543
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Electoral Ward/Division: Elswick
Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne
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
11/231 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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