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Latitude: 52.5934 / 52°35'36"N
Longitude: -1.1308 / 1°7'50"W
OS Eastings: 458978
OS Northings: 299867
OS Grid: SP589998
Mapcode National: GBR 8N1.GXK
Mapcode Global: WHDJQ.L2RN
Entry Name: Saffron Hill Cemetery East Lodge and Attached Walls, Gatepiers and Gates
Listing Date: 2 August 2002
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1088070
English Heritage Legacy ID: 489656
Location: Leicester, LE2
County: City of Leicester
Unitary Authority Ward: Eyres Monsell
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Leicester St Christopher
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
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02-AUG-02 SAFFRON HILL CEMETERY
Saffron Hill Cemetery East Lodge and a
ttached walls, gatepiers and gates
Cemetery lodge house with attached gate piers and gates and walls. 1928-9. By EP Mawson. Red brick with pyramidal plain tile roof and central brick stack. Neo-Georgian style with Crittall windows. Square plan. 2 storeys. A central round-headed window on the road facade set in full-height slightly projecting arch. A raised band becomes the cill band around the building. A 2-light window either side below. Further casements to sides and rear. On left side a section of wall with coping and plinth. On right side facing gates a round-arched doorway and door with ornamental hinges. Attached to right a section of wall with round-arched gateway and wrought-iron pedestrian gate. Attached further to right are the gatepiers and gates. Tall brick piers are surmounted by stepped stone caps carved with cross motifs. Elaborate wrought-iron carriage gates.
This well-designed cemetery lodge and gates forms a pair with the West Lodge and gatepiers and gates (qv) and both form a group with the cemetery chapel (qv).
Saffron Hill Cemetery is included in the English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens at grade II.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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