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St John's Cemetery North Entrance Gates, Piers, Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Elswick, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9688 / 54°58'7"N

Longitude: -1.649 / 1°38'56"W

OS Eastings: 422566

OS Northings: 563857

OS Grid: NZ225638

Mapcode National: GBR SJ4.L5

Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.MCYN

Entry Name: St John's Cemetery North Entrance Gates, Piers, Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 17 December 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024892

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304541

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Elswick

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Elswick St Stephen and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

(south side)
11/229 St. John's Cemetery
17.12.71 north entrance gates,
piers, walls and railings.
Cemetery gateway, piers, walls and railings. Circa 1856 by Johnstone and Knowles.
Sandstone ashlar and cast iron. Tudor arch, under string and gabled, crocketed
parapet, flanked by tall octagonal piers with gabled coping and high octagonal
gabled pinnacles; flanking piers to pedestrian gates have gabled coping. Vehicle
and pedestrian gates are gothic-traceried and have spearhead standards and dog bars.
Rounded coping to quadrant walls with spear-headed railings and low, spiked dog
bars. Scroll above entrance inscribed ST. JOHN'S/CEMETERY/ELSWICK.

Listing NGR: NZ2256663857

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