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Entrance Gates, Piers and Front Railings to Sunderland Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Ryhope, Sunderland

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1217820

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391576

Location: Sunderland, SR2

County: Sunderland

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

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Listing Text


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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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