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Entrance Gates, Shelters, Railings and Boundary Walls to Whitley Bay Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

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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