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Latitude: 55.0637 / 55°3'49"N
Longitude: -1.4589 / 1°27'31"W
OS Eastings: 434659
OS Northings: 574492
OS Grid: NZ346744
Mapcode National: GBR L97W.YL
Mapcode Global: WHD4C.KZJG
Entry Name: Entrance Gates, Shelters, Railings and Boundary Walls to Whitley Bay Cemetery
Listing Date: 9 May 2003
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096119
English Heritage Legacy ID: 490085
Location: North Tyneside, NE26
County: North Tyneside
Electoral Ward/Division: St Mary's
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Whitley Bay
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Monkseaton St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
1022/0/10038 THE LINKS
09-MAY-03 Entrance Gates, Shelters, Railings and
Boundary Walls to Whitley Bay Cemetery
Gates, shelters, railings and walls. Designed by Edward Cratney of Newcastle. 1913. Coursed grey/blue granite with ashlar coping and wrought iron.
Tall square granite gatepiers are topped with moulded ashlar pyramidal caps. Large double inner wrought iron gates are supported by square inner wrought iron piers with the same square lattice construction as the gates themselves. The arched outer shelters or covered entrances at either side have plain walls with ashlar coping and flat roofs. Each shelter has a double-canted entrance arch to front and back with similar square pattern wrought iron gates to the outer arches.
Flanking low curved walls topped with iron railings form semi-circular quadrant in front of the entrance. Outer corners marked by square granite piers with moulded caps. To south a high granite wall with ashlar coping stretches along The Links, whilst to north a lower granite wall with railings above stretches along The Links and around the site of the cemetery.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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