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Entrance Screen to Churchyard of Church of St James

A Grade II* Listed Building in Morpeth, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1697 / 55°10'10"N

Longitude: -1.6918 / 1°41'30"W

OS Eastings: 419729

OS Northings: 586199

OS Grid: NZ197861

Mapcode National: GBR J8MN.JL

Mapcode Global: WHC2Q.ZBJ5

Entry Name: Entrance Screen to Churchyard of Church of St James

Listing Date: 11 August 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156013

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238743

Location: Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Morpeth

Built-Up Area: Morpeth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Morpeth

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

MORPETH NEWGATE STREET
NZ 1986 (East side)

22/254 Entrance Screen
to churchyard of
11.8.50 Church of St. James

GV II*


Entrance screen. l842-6 by Benjamin Ferrey. Sandstone, marble and wrought iron.
Arcade of 5 Romanesque arches with paired marble columns and cushion capitals.
Wall above and around the arches has diamond-shaped rustication. Cornice and
blocking course inscribed with religious text. Celtic-style cross above central
arch.

Railings inside the arches, and gates in central arch, have pointed bars,
fleurs de lys newels and scrolls beneath the top rails and above the bottom rail.


Listing NGR: NZ1972986199

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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