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Latitude: 52.9652 / 52°57'54"N
Longitude: -1.156 / 1°9'21"W
OS Eastings: 456787
OS Northings: 341198
OS Grid: SK567411
Mapcode National: GBR LMK.V6
Mapcode Global: WHDGS.6QSQ
Entry Name: Retaining Walls and Stairs in Church Cemetery
Listing Date: 30 November 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1058986
English Heritage Legacy ID: 457906
Location: Nottingham, NG7
County: City of Nottingham
Electoral Ward/Division: Arboretum
Built-Up Area: Nottingham
Traditional County: Nottinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Nottingham St Peter with St James
Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham
SK54SE MANSFIELD ROAD
646-1/4/395 (West side (off))
Retaining walls and stairs in Church
Retaining walls and stairway to sunken cemetery plot. 1851-56.
Rockfaced Bulwell stone and ashlar. The burial plot is in a
semicircular amphitheatre, formerly a sand quarry, approx 10m
deep and 60m across. The plot is ringed by retaining walls
with continuous pointed arches divided by buttresses, with a
coped parapet wall. On the north-east side, a tunnel entrance
from Mansfield Road. On the north-west side, an ashlar
stairway carried on segmental pointed arches and flanked by a
balustrade wall with stepped coping. The plot contains many
multiple burials c1900-1914, as well as conventional
Church Cemetery was landscaped by Edwin Patchitt of
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London:
1979-: 238; Reprint from The Mercian Geologist, Vol. 13, Sept.
1992: Waltham AC: The sandstone caves of Nottingham:
Nottingham: 1992-: 19; Nottingham Evening Post : 02/08/88).
Listing NGR: SK5678741198
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