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Gateway, Approach Walls and South Wall to St Michael's Churchyard, Barningham

Description: Gateway, Approach Walls and South Wall to St Michael's Churchyard

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111625

OS Grid Reference: NZ0854810339
OS Grid Coordinates: 408548, 510339
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4883, -1.8695

Location: Norbeck Bank, Barningham, Durham DL11 7DW

Locality: Barningham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 7DW

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Listing Text

(North side)

15/36 Gateway, approach
walls and south
wall to St.
Michael's Churchyard


Churchyard gateway and walls. Gateway later C19; walls of several C18 and
C19 builds. Gateway tooled ashlar with wrought-iron gates; walls coursed
rubble with some cut dressings. Patterned double gates in double-chamfered
pointed archway with foliage stops to hoodmould. Memorial inscription to
Lady Augusta Milbank, d.1874, in quatrefoil panel under coped gable with cross
fleury finial. Flat-coped walls 2.5 metres high flank approach lane to
churchyard; at far end boarded door in left wall with lintel dated 1840; and
late C19 attached piers with gabled tops; beside left pier part of a medieval
cross slab built into wall. Similar wall on south side of churchyard extends
15 metres east of entry, and west to south-west corner of churchyard. Set
against the wall west of entry are four C18 headstones and 2 medieval slabs,
one with 6-arm cross, sword and ?knife.

Listing NGR: NZ0854810339

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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