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

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

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Latitude: 52.5934 / 52°35'36"N

Longitude: -1.1308 / 1°7'50"W

OS Eastings: 458978

OS Northings: 299867

OS Grid: SP589998

Mapcode National: GBR 8N1.GXK

Mapcode Global: WHDJQ.L2RN

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

Listing Date: 2 August 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088070

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489656

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 East 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. On left side a section of wall with coping and plinth. On right side facing gates a round-arched doorway and door with ornamental hinges. Attached to right a section of wall with round-arched gateway and wrought-iron pedestrian gate. Attached further to right are 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 West Lodge and gatepiers 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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