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Grainger Tomb About 15 Metres West of Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Benwell and Scotswood, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.971 / 54°58'15"N

Longitude: -1.6615 / 1°39'41"W

OS Eastings: 421767

OS Northings: 564096

OS Grid: NZ217640

Mapcode National: GBR JBVY.2T

Mapcode Global: WHC3Q.G91Z

Entry Name: Grainger Tomb About 15 Metres West of Church of St James

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1319893

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304404

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Benwell and Scotswood

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Benwell and Scotwood Team

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


11/101 Grainger tomb about 15 metres
west of Church of St. James.


Tomb. Circa 1861 for Grainger family. Cast iron and ashlar. T-plan enclosure
formed by dwarf walls with chamfered coping, and Gothic-style arcaded railings;
lattice lower section and top decoration of acanthus buds and spearheads; square
corner posts have nail-head and cord moulding. Plain sandstone slab lies in

Listing NGR: NZ2176764096

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

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