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South Entrance Including Gates, Piers and Railings to Bishopwearmouth Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnes, Sunderland

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Latitude: 54.8988 / 54°53'55"N

Longitude: -1.4154 / 1°24'55"W

OS Eastings: 437590

OS Northings: 556168

OS Grid: NZ375561

Mapcode National: GBR V6P.Z5

Mapcode Global: WHD5C.7489

Plus Code: 9C6WVHXM+GV

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

Listing Date: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207930

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391413

Location: Pallion, Sunderland, SR4

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Barnes

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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920-1/4/30 (North side)
South entrance incl. gates, piers &
railings to Bishopwearmouth Cemetery


South entrance and boundary railings to Bishopwearmouth
Cemetery. 1856. By Thomas Moore. Entrance piers and gates
flanked by railings extending c200 metres to W and 200 metres
to E along Chester Road. Painted cast-iron piers and railings;
ashlar piers to flanking walls; brick dwarf walls with ashlar
coping. Perpendicular style. Open octagonal cast-iron gate
piers have central ornamental band; brattished decoration on
high swept coping with bud finials. Gates have dog bars below
pierced quatrefoil band, and lozenge-shaped bud finials.
Serpentine walls with chamfered ashlar coping support
railings, ramped to piers, with similar pierced band above
shorter dogbars, and similar finials. Painted ashlar octagonal
piers flank serpentine entrance walls and have brattished
ornament on high coping.
(Milburn GE and Miller ST: Sunderland River, Town and People:
Sunderland: 1988-: 157; Corfe T: The Buildings of Sunderland
1814-1914: Newcastle: 1983-: 15).

Listing NGR: NZ3759056168

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