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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
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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02-AUG-02 SAFFRON HILL CEMETERY
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.
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