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Latitude: 53.0847 / 53°5'4"N
Longitude: -1.5715 / 1°34'17"W
OS Eastings: 428798
OS Northings: 354249
OS Grid: SK287542
Mapcode National: GBR 59G.RHJ
Mapcode Global: WHCDV.TQVK
Entry Name: Railings Gates and Gatepiers to Wirksworth Baptist Cemetery
Listing Date: 14 December 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1319470
English Heritage Legacy ID: 442139
Location: Wirksworth, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4
District: Derbyshire Dales
Civil Parish: Wirksworth
Built-Up Area: Wirksworth
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Wirksworth St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK 2854 WIRKSWORTH NORTH END
812/1/10007 Railings, gates and gatepiers
to Wirksworth Baptist Cemetery
Entrance walls, railings, gates and gatepiers to Baptist cemetery. Mid C19. Low, curved stone walls, with steeply chamfered, dressed copings surmounted by plain pointed railings. Gate piers, square on plan, are gritstone monoliths, with simple moulded pyramidal caps and ball finials. The piers carry railed gates, with ramped upper horizontal rails, and bobbin finials to the hanging bars, and to the railings next to the meeting bars. Terminal piers at outer ends of walls of different heights to reflect sloping site. The walls, railings, gates and gatepiers define the frontage of the Baptist cemetery, and form an important, detached element of the setting of the cemetery chapel (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SK2879854248
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