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RETAINING WALLS AND STAIRS IN CHURCH CEMETERY

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: RETAINING WALLS AND STAIRS IN CHURCH CEMETERY

List entry Number: 1058986

Location

RETAINING WALLS AND STAIRS IN CHURCH CEMETERY, MANSFIELD ROAD

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

County:

District: City of Nottingham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Nov-1995

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 457906

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NOTTINGHAM

SK54SE MANSFIELD ROAD 646-1/4/395 (West side (off)) Retaining walls and stairs in Church Cemetery

GV II

Retaining walls and stairway to sunken cemetery plot. 1851-56. Rockfaced Bulwell stone and ashlar. The burial plot is in a semicircular amphitheatre, formerly a sand quarry, approx 10m deep and 60m across. The plot is ringed by retaining walls with continuous pointed arches divided by buttresses, with a coped parapet wall. On the north-east side, a tunnel entrance from Mansfield Road. On the north-west side, an ashlar stairway carried on segmental pointed arches and flanked by a balustrade wall with stepped coping. The plot contains many multiple burials c1900-1914, as well as conventional internments. Church Cemetery was landscaped by Edwin Patchitt of Nottingham, 1856. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London: 1979-: 238; Reprint from The Mercian Geologist, Vol. 13, Sept. 1992: Waltham AC: The sandstone caves of Nottingham: Nottingham: 1992-: 19; Nottingham Evening Post : 02/08/88).

Listing NGR: SK5678741198

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Williamson, E, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire, (1979), 238
'Nottingham Evening Post' in 2 August, (1988)
'The Mercian Geologist' in The Mercian Geologist, (1992), 19

National Grid Reference: SK 56787 41198

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