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Former Church, Eggleston

Description: Former Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 111808

OS Grid Reference: NY9977623402
OS Grid Coordinates: 399776, 523402
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6058, -2.0050

Location: B6281, Eggleston, Durham DL12 0AG

Locality: Eggleston
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 0AG

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Listing Text

EGGLESTON B6281(North side
NY9923 off)

25/7 Former Church
( formerly listed
14.9.66 as Ruins of
Eggleston Church)
Chapel of ease, now replaced by later parish church of Holy Trinity (q.v.).
Late C18.

Irregular courses of sandstone ashlar with projecting quoins and ashlar
dressings; roofless at time of survey. 3-bay nave and 3-bay chancel with north

Nave and chancel each have keyed plain stone surrounds, with impost blocks, to
round-headed central door and flanking windows; Venetian east window in similar
style. Curved kneelers supported gable copings, now ruined. Interior shows
stone walls, with some plaster. Ruined monuments on walls include well-carved
high-relief panel of 3 cherubs' heads, asymmetrically composed, flanked by wide
scroll brackets supporting cornice, probably below former memorial panel, and
detached fragement of dentilled moulding from same memorial.

Derelict and with large tree growing in nave at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NY9977623402

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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