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Churchyard Walls, Gate and War Memorial, Warkworth

Description: Churchyard Walls, Gate and War Memorial

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 237195

OS Grid Reference: NU2465706197
OS Grid Coordinates: 424657, 606197
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3492, -1.6127

Location: Dial Place, Warkworth, Northumberland NE65 0UR

Locality: Warkworth
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 0UR

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Listing Text

(North end)

21/304 Churchyard walls,
gate and War

Churchyard walls, gate and war memorial. Wall probably mostly C18,
incorporating some earlier fabric; gates early C19; war memorial c.1920 by
M.H. Graham and H. Honeyman, moved to present site c.1960. Wall squared
stone; gates wrought iron; war memorial ashlar and bronze.

South wall 1.5 metres high with flat slab coping ramped up at either side of
gate near west end; square piers, with plinth and moulded pyramidal caps;
holding double gates with patterned half-rail, downswept top rail and spear-
topped bars. Incurved section of wall at south-west corner behind war
memorial: stepped base has added plaque with 1939-45 names below plaque with
names of 1914-18 war dead in keyed surround; frieze and top block, with bronze
roundel and laurel sprays, and cornice. West wall has small gate near centre,
also jambs of blocked gateway and two blocked arches further north. On north
of churchyard is 1.5-metre high retaining wall, battered in profile. East
wall has small gate near centre; north part incorporates end wall of former
tithe barn (converted into cottages c.1900) with 2 slit vents and outline of
original gable visible.

Included for group value.

Listing NGR: NU2465706197

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Source: English Heritage

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