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Elswick, St John's Cemetery, west lodge



Religious Ritual and Funerary

Cemetery Lodge

Early Modern


Extant Building

The cemetery (HER 5285) opened in 1857 with buildings probably by Johnstone and Knowles. To the east and west of the entrance are two stone lodges, listed grade 2. The western chapel is Church of England. Coursed sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roofs with overlapping gable copings. L-plan. One storey. Shouldered arch to door and overlight in extended porch facing street. Shouldered heads to windows. 2 pairs of octagonal chimneys with plinth and coping on west lodge. LISTED GRADE 2




English Heritage, 2003, Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest GD3557; N. Pevsner and I. Richmond, second edition revised by G. McCombie, P. Ryder and H. Welfare, 1992, The Buildings of England: Northumberland, p 514; Department of National Heritage, List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest 11/230; Gillate, J. 2017. Elswick St John's Cemetery gatehouses and St John's Chapel, HER4849

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