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Latitude: 54.8832 / 54°52'59"N
Longitude: -1.365 / 1°21'54"W
OS Eastings: 440833
OS Northings: 554454
OS Grid: NZ408544
Mapcode National: GBR VG6.SD
Mapcode Global: WHD5D.0J8B
Entry Name: Entrance Gates, Piers and Front Railings to Sunderland Cemetery
Listing Date: 17 October 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1217820
English Heritage Legacy ID: 391576
Location: Sunderland, SR2
Electoral Ward/Division: Ryhope
Built-Up Area: Sunderland
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Grangetown
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ45SW RYHOPE ROAD
920-1/7/193 (West side)
Entrance gates, piers and front
railings to Sunderland Cemetery
Walls, gate piers, railings and gates to municipal cemetery.
c1858. Snecked limestone walls with ashlar coping; ashlar
piers; wrought-iron gates and railings. Railings on chamfered
ashlar coping to walls along the street front of the cemetery,
with quadrant section flanking entrance defined by piers; tall
chamfered square piers to vehicle and pedestrian entrances
have stepped plinths and moulded cornices with high hipped
overlapping stone coping; blank shields set in panels on front
of piers. Railings have cusped diagonal bracing between and
trefoil leaves springing from uprights above bracing and as
finials on uprights. Vehicle and pedestrian gates in similar
style have low bracing and trefoil leaves to form dog bars.
Listing NGR: NZ4083354454
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