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North and East Walls to Churchyard of St Nicholas and Gate Piers on West Wall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Greenwich West, London

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Latitude: 51.4822 / 51°28'56"N

Longitude: -0.0227 / 0°1'21"W

OS Eastings: 537400

OS Northings: 177772

OS Grid: TQ374777

Mapcode National: GBR K6.BZF

Mapcode Global: VHGR7.K0DK

Entry Name: North and East Walls to Churchyard of St Nicholas and Gate Piers on West Wall

Listing Date: 8 June 1973

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1219793

English Heritage Legacy ID: 200322

Location: Greenwich, London, SE8

County: London

District: Greenwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Greenwich West

Built-Up Area: Greenwich

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Deptford St Nicholas and St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


TQ 3777 25/G4A north and east walls to
TQ 3777 25/G4B churchyard of St Nicholas'
Church and gatepiers on
west wall


Churchyard walls and gatepiers. 1697, with later repairs. Red brick, Flemish bond, with stone coping. Gate piers on west side are flanked by Portland stone scrolls and surmounted by Portland stone copings with finials of skulls with laurel wreaths over crossbones. Blocked gateway flanked by piers on east side.
Gateway on north side, blocked with piers on east side. Gateway on north side, blocked, with piers of gauged and cut brick with stone copings. Memorial tablets set into east wall include C20 tablet to Christopher Marlowe, buried here in 1593. The eastern gate piers are among the finest of any churchyard.

Listing NGR: TQ3740377773

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