WEST GATEWAY, WALLS AND GATES OF ST NICHOLAS CEMETERY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1024710

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: WEST GATEWAY, WALLS AND GATES OF ST NICHOLAS CEMETERY, WINGROVE AVENUE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WEST GATEWAY, WALLS AND GATES OF ST NICHOLAS CEMETERY, WINGROVE AVENUE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Newcastle upon Tyne (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 22762 64939

Summary

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History

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Details

NZ 26 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE WINGROVE AVENUE (east side, off) 11/610 West gateway, walls and gates of St. Nicholas' Cemetery II Gate piers, gateway, walls and gates of cemetery. Dated 1857 above pedestrian entrance. Sandstone ashlar piers, snecked sandstone walls with ashlar coping; wrought iron gates. Vehicle entrance piers flanked by quadrant wall at left containing pedestrian entrance; serpentine wall at right. Gothic style. 2 tall octagonal piers have 4 gabled side buttresses with cusped panels; steeply-sloped overlapping coping with top quatrefoil band; large seahorse finials support shields facing across gate, that at left: with low relief of ship wrecked on rocks, that at right with low relief of ship in full sail. Shouldered head to gateway at left has carved flowers in spandrels and date panel above under raised brattished panel. Walls have steeply- sloped overlapping coping continuous with that of piers. Gothic arcaded gates with fleur-de-lis finials.

Listing NGR: NZ2276264939

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 304965

Legacy System: LBS

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