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Entrance Archway, Pair of Chapel Lodges, Walls and Gates to Jesmond Cemetery

A Grade II* Listed Building in South Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.984 / 54°59'2"N

Longitude: -1.6 / 1°35'59"W

OS Eastings: 425698

OS Northings: 565562

OS Grid: NZ256655

Mapcode National: GBR SR7.20

Mapcode Global: WHC3K.DZBK

Entry Name: Entrance Archway, Pair of Chapel Lodges, Walls and Gates to Jesmond Cemetery

Listing Date: 14 June 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186766

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304659

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: South Jesmond

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Jesmond Clayton Memorial Church

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 26 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE JESMOND ROAD
(south side)
9/339 Entrance archway, pair
of chapel lodges, walls
14.6.54 and gates to Jesmond
Cemetery.
G.V. II*
Entrance archway, chapels, walls and gates. 1836 by John Dobson for Newcastle
General Cemetery Company; restored 1978 by Tyne and Wear County Council. Sandstone
ashlar with plinth; Welsh slate roofs. Symmetrical; classical style. Banded
rustication. High round arch with archivolt and impost band flanked by 2-storey
towers and one-storey, one-bay chapels. Cornice and blocking course above arch;
second stage of towers has corner pilasters and iron grilles under cornice and
blocking course. Chapels attached have pediments on paired pilasters and central
recessed panels. Flat-coped walls enclose area in front and break forward, ending
in square piers with flat coping. Wrought iron vehicle and pedestrian gates have
spearhead standards and dog-bars and acanthus ornament to principals.


Listing NGR: NZ2569865562

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