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Churchyard Wall and Gate Piers to East Number 10, Heighington

Description: Churchyard Wall and Gate Piers to East Number 10

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 110785

OS Grid Reference: NZ2496522389
OS Grid Coordinates: 424965, 522389
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5961, -1.6151

Location: 10 Church View, Heighington, Darlington DL5 6PN

Locality: Heighington
County: Darlington
Country: England
Postcode: DL5 6PN

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Listing Text

(South side, off)
10/36 Churchyard wall
and gate piers
to east of No.10
Churchyard wall and 2 sets of gate piers. Mid-late C19, partly repaired in
1932 (see plaque at north-east corner). Coursed rubble outer face and dressed
stone inner face; some later rubble infill especially on south wall. Ashlar
piers. Tall wall enclosing rectangular churchyard on 3 sides.
Flat-coped north wall runs east for c.30 metres from a point 12 metres east of
No. 10; off-centre pair of tall gate piers with pyramidal caps; rounded north-
east corner.
Flat-coped east wall runs south for c.80 metres: stone plaque at north end
inscribed "This ground ... made ready by Voluntary Labour 1932"; ramped-up
off-centre section has round-arched doorway with alternating jambs; blocked
doorway at south end; rounded south-east corner.
Flat- and triangular-coped south wall runs west for c.100 metres: partly
rebuilt end sections; pair of tall gate piers with pyramidal caps, replaced
iron overthrow and gates, at west; wall ends at the Public Convenience.
Short rebuilt rubble wall, between No. 10 Church View and North Wall, is not
of special interest.
Included for group value.

Listing NGR: NZ2496522389

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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