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North Entrance Including Gates, Piers and Railings to Bishopwearmouth Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Pallion, Sunderland

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Latitude: 54.9028 / 54°54'9"N

Longitude: -1.4187 / 1°25'7"W

OS Eastings: 437371

OS Northings: 556603

OS Grid: NZ373566

Mapcode National: GBR V66.42

Mapcode Global: WHD5C.51P9

Plus Code: 9C6WWH3J+4G

Entry Name: North Entrance Including Gates, Piers and Railings to Bishopwearmouth Cemetery

Listing Date: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207098

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391501

Location: Pallion, Sunderland, SR4

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Pallion

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Bishopwearmouth St Gabriel

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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920-1/4/125 (South side)
North entrance incl. gates, piers &
railings to Bishopwearmouth Cemetery


Bishopwearmouth Cemetery entrance gates, piers and railings.
1856. By Thomas Moore. Ashlar piers and dwarf walls, cast-iron
piers, cast and wrought-iron gates and railings. Serpentine
painted ashlar dwarf walls with chamfered coping flank tall
octagonal gate piers formed from open panels with decorative
central and top bands with high swept octagonal coping,
brattished decoration on coping which has high bud finials.
Lozenge shaped bud finials on railings with quatrefoil-pierced
dog bar band; gates have similar finials and central band.
Entrance railings terminate in painted ashlar octagonal piers
with brattished ornament on high ogee-moulded coping.

Listing NGR: NZ3737156603

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