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7129


Sunderland


Bishopwearmouth Cemetery, south gates, piers and railings


Bishopwearmouth


NZ35NE


Monument


Barrier


Railings


Early Modern


C19


Structure


South entrance and boundary railings to Bishopwearmouth Cemetery. 1856. By Thomas Moore. Entrance piers and gates flanked by railings extending c200m to west and east along Chester Road. Painted cast-iron piers and railings, ashlar piers. Brick dwarf walls with ashlar coping. Perpendicular style. Open octagonal cast-iron gate piers with brattished decoration with bud finials. Serpentine walls. LISTED GRADE 2


3732


5602


NZ37325602



Department of National Heritage, List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, 920-1/4/30; GE Milburn and ST Miller, 1988, Sunderland River, Town and People, p 157 T. Corfe, 1983, The Buildings of Sunderland 1814-1914, p 15

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