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Mortuary Gateway and Chapels in Hebburn Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Hebburn, South Tyneside

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Latitude: 54.9683 / 54°58'5"N

Longitude: -1.5192 / 1°31'9"W

OS Eastings: 430875

OS Northings: 563848

OS Grid: NZ308638

Mapcode National: GBR KBTZ.WS

Mapcode Global: WHC3S.MDR2

Plus Code: 9C6WXF9J+88

Entry Name: Mortuary Gateway and Chapels in Hebburn Cemetery

Listing Date: 26 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185874

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303742

Location: Hebburn, South Tyneside, NE31

County: South Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Hebburn South

Built-Up Area: Hebburn

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Hebburn St John

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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2/81 Mortuary gateway and chapels
in Hebburn Cemetery


Linked pair of chapels. 1890 by Frederick West, surveyor to Hedworth, Monkton
and Jarrow Burial Board. Snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings; roof of Welsh
slate. Early English style, H-shaped plan. Tower with tall stone spire over
carriage arch has narrow lancets at first and open 2-light windows at second
stage. In arch are doors to corridors of 3 windows leading to chapels. East
elevations have 3 tall cusped lancets, the central with flowing tracery; hood
moulds with flower stops; buttresses and angle buttresses with gablets and coping
to set-backs. Roof of corridor has red-tiled ridge; the chapel roofs high-pitched
with stone gable coping; 2 ashlar chimneys.

Listing NGR: NZ3087563848

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