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Chapels and Archway in St John's Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Elswick, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024893

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304543

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Metropolitan District Ward: 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

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Listing Text

NZ 26 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE ELSWICK ROAD
(south side)
11/231 Chapels and archway in
17.12.71 St. John's Cemetery.
G.V. II
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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