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Gateway to General Cemetery with Screen and Flanking Walls

A Grade II* Listed Building in Nether Edge and Sharrow, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3683 / 53°22'5"N

Longitude: -1.4871 / 1°29'13"W

OS Eastings: 434222

OS Northings: 385835

OS Grid: SK342858

Mapcode National: GBR 9CQ.NC

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.4L3N

Entry Name: Gateway to General Cemetery with Screen and Flanking Walls

Listing Date: 8 September 1970

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247054

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456202

Location: Sheffield, S11

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Nether Edge and Sharrow

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Endcliffe St Augustine

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SHEFFIELD

784-1/37/158 CEMETERY ROAD
08-SEP-70 (Northwest side)
GATEWAY TO GENERAL CEMETERY WITH SCREE
N AND FLANKING WALLS

GV II*

Gateway and screen and flanking walls. 1836. Probably by
Samuel Worth. Ashlar. Egyptian Revival style. Plinth and
moulded coping. Gateway in the form of a pylon, with roll
moulding, and behudet (winged sun motif) in the cornice.
Chamfered gabled opening with wrought-iron gates with serpent
motif. Screen walls end with square piers with tapered hollow
chamfers and flat caps. Flanking walls, coursed squared stone
with gabled stone coping, extend to right approx 5m and to
left approx 70m To left, a chamfered square headed gateway.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: The West
Riding: London: 1967-: 459).

Listing NGR: SK3422285835

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

Description

SHEFFIELD

784-1/37/158 CEMETERY ROAD
08-SEP-70 (Northwest side)
GATEWAY TO GENERAL CEMETERY WITH SCREE
N AND FLANKING WALLS

GV II*

Gateway and screen and flanking walls. 1836. Probably by
Samuel Worth. Ashlar. Egyptian Revival style. Plinth and
moulded coping. Gateway in the form of a pylon, with roll
moulding, and behudet (winged sun motif) in the cornice.
Chamfered gabled opening with wrought-iron gates with serpent
motif. Screen walls end with square piers with tapered hollow
chamfers and flat caps. Flanking walls, coursed squared stone
with gabled stone coping, extend to right approx 5m and to
left approx 70m To left, a chamfered square headed gateway.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: The West
Riding: London: 1967-: 459).

Listing NGR: SK3422285835

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