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Gateway to Rawtenstall Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Rossendale, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7059 / 53°42'21"N

Longitude: -2.2858 / 2°17'8"W

OS Eastings: 381228

OS Northings: 423308

OS Grid: SD812233

Mapcode National: GBR DTGL.X8

Mapcode Global: WH97B.V3PV

Entry Name: Gateway to Rawtenstall Cemetery

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361994

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185738

Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Town: Rossendale

Electoral Ward/Division: Cribden

Built-Up Area: Rawtenstall

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Constable Lee St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


14/159 Gateway to Rawtenstall Cemetery
- II

Gateway to cemetery, consisting of 4 stone piers and iron gates; later C19.
Dressed sandstone and cast iron. Gothic style. All piers square in section
and c.3 metres high, with slightly tapered pedestals, foliated shafts at the
corners, arcaded frieze, hollow cornice with ball flower ornament and carved
trefoil-faced caps displaying crosses, flowers, crowns, and those at the outer
end the letters "RC". Ornamental open-work gates. (Low boundary wall lacking
railings, and originally-matching piers at outer ends of these walls, now
damaged, not included in the item).

Listing NGR: SD8122823308

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