SOUTH ENTRANCE INCLUDING GATES, PIERS AND RAILINGS TO BISHOPWEARMOUTH CEMETERY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207930
Date first listed:
17-Oct-1994
Statutory Address:
SOUTH ENTRANCE INCLUDING GATES, PIERS AND RAILINGS TO BISHOPWEARMOUTH CEMETERY, CHESTER ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
SOUTH ENTRANCE INCLUDING GATES, PIERS AND RAILINGS TO BISHOPWEARMOUTH CEMETERY, CHESTER ROAD

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

District:
Sunderland (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 37590 56168

Details

SUNDERLAND

NZ35NE CHESTER ROAD 920-1/4/30 (North side) South entrance incl. gates, piers & railings to Bishopwearmouth Cemetery

GV II

South entrance and boundary railings to Bishopwearmouth Cemetery. 1856. By Thomas Moore. Entrance piers and gates flanked by railings extending c200 metres to W and 200 metres to E along Chester Road. Painted cast-iron piers and railings; ashlar piers to flanking walls; brick dwarf walls with ashlar coping. Perpendicular style. Open octagonal cast-iron gate piers have central ornamental band; brattished decoration on high swept coping with bud finials. Gates have dog bars below pierced quatrefoil band, and lozenge-shaped bud finials. Serpentine walls with chamfered ashlar coping support railings, ramped to piers, with similar pierced band above shorter dogbars, and similar finials. Painted ashlar octagonal piers flank serpentine entrance walls and have brattished ornament on high coping. (Milburn GE and Miller ST: Sunderland River, Town and People: Sunderland: 1988-: 157; Corfe T: The Buildings of Sunderland 1814-1914: Newcastle: 1983-: 15).

Listing NGR: NZ3759056168

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
391413
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Corfe, T, The Buildings of Sunderland 1814-1914, (1983), 15
Milburn, , Miller, , Sunderland River Town and People, (1988)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 22 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01196/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr B.G. Carroll. Source Historic England Archive
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