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East Cemetery Entrance Screen and Chapel Spire

A Grade II Listed Building in Amble By the Sea, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.3333 / 55°19'59"N

Longitude: -1.5697 / 1°34'10"W

OS Eastings: 427394

OS Northings: 604442

OS Grid: NU273044

Mapcode National: GBR K6GR.YZ

Mapcode Global: WHC20.V6PS

Entry Name: East Cemetery Entrance Screen and Chapel Spire

Listing Date: 15 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371136

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236719

Location: Amble By the Sea, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Amble by the Sea

Built-Up Area: Amble

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Amble

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 2704

LINKS ROAD (East side)
East Cemetery entrance screen and chapel spire

Entrance screen and porch/spire of former twin mortuary chapels; 1878, chapels demolished 1971. Rock-faced quadrant walls, squared stone porch/spire; cut dressings; cast iron gates. Porch/spire in free late C13 style.

Square gate piers with chamfered plinth and moulded pyramidal caps hold double gates which have shaped rails and moulded pyramid-topped bars and dogbars; low serpentine quadrant walls with arched coping. Porch has moulded arch with string-course above, quatrefoil panel and slatted belfry opening with raised surround in gabled half dormer at base of slender octagonal spire with two moulded rings. Above low diagonal buttresses the side walls are swept back to the base of the spire.

Picturesque local landmark.

Listing NGR: NU2739404442

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