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Saffron Hill Cemetery West Lodge and Attached Walls, Gatepiers and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Eyres Monsell, City of Leicester

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Latitude: 52.5936 / 52°35'36"N

Longitude: -1.1317 / 1°7'54"W

OS Eastings: 458915

OS Northings: 299885

OS Grid: SP589998

Mapcode National: GBR 8N1.8PX

Mapcode Global: WHDJQ.L29J

Entry Name: Saffron Hill Cemetery West Lodge and Attached Walls, Gatepiers and Gates

Listing Date: 2 August 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088069

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489655

Location: Leicester, LE2

County: City of Leicester

Electoral Ward/Division: Eyres Monsell

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester St Christopher

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

Saffron Hill Cemetery West Lodge and a
ttached walls, gatepiers and gates


Cemetery lodge house with attached gate piers and gates and walls. 1928-9. By EP Mawson. Red brick with pyramidal plain tile roof and central brick stack. Neo-Georgian style with Crittall windows. Square plan. 2 storeys. A central round-headed window on the road facade set in full-height slightly projecting arch. A raised band becomes the cill band around the building. A 2-light window either side below. Further casements to sides and rear. Attached to right corner a short section of wall with coping and plinth. Attached to left a flat-roofed range formerly the registrar's office with door and single-light window. Further to left a round-arched gateway with wrought-iron pedestrian gate and further to left the gatepiers and gates. Tall brick piers are surmounted by stepped stone caps carved with cross motifs. Elaborate wrought-iron carriage gates.
This well-designed cemetery lodge and gates forms a pair with the East Lodge and gate piers and gates (qv) and both form a group with the cemetery chapel (qv).
Saffron Hill Cemetery is included in the English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens at grade II.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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