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5249


N Tyneside


Preston Cemetery


Preston


NZ36NW


Religious Ritual and Funerary


Funerary Site


Cemetery


Early Modern


C19


Structure


An extensive cemetery opened in 1856. The gate piers, wrought iron gates and railings are retained at the entrance where there is also a large lodge. There are many large trees among the graves and laurel hedges along the main drives giving a dark and heavy atmosphere. LOCAL LIST


345


693


NZ345693



<< HER 5249 >> F. Green, 1995, A Guide to the Historic Parks and Gardens of Tyne and Wear, p 30; North Tyneside Council, November 2008, Register of Buildings and Parks of Special Local Architectural and Historic Interest SDP (Local Development Document 9)

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