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Kyle Tomb Approximately 15 Metres West of Cemetary Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnard Castle, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5456 / 54°32'44"N

Longitude: -1.9183 / 1°55'5"W

OS Eastings: 405385

OS Northings: 516708

OS Grid: NZ053167

Mapcode National: GBR HH1W.H9

Mapcode Global: WHB4L.H0RL

Entry Name: Kyle Tomb Approximately 15 Metres West of Cemetary Chapel

Listing Date: 28 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201697

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388858

Location: Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Barnard Castle

Built-Up Area: Barnard Castle

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Barnard Castle with Whorlton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


770-1/4/229 (South side)
Kyle tomb approximately 15 metres
west of Cemetery Chapel


Monument to members of the Kyle family, including Jane and
Loseph Kyle. c1890. Signed on plinth APPK and ADK (Algernon
Percy Prudhoe Kyle and Alexander Dobson Kyle). Sandstone and
marble. Approx. 2m high, square plan, on plinth and chamfered
base. Angle pilasters support arches with leaf-carved
spandrels and scroll brackets to prominent cornice. High
acanthus leaf on studded stepped coping supports orb and cross
finial. Inscribed marble panels set in arches. Commemorates on
east: Jane, wife of Joseph, d.1890 aged 60; Joseph d.1897 aged
71; Gibson their son d.1930 aged 76. On north, a daughter: RW,
and the 2 sons whose initials are signatures, d.1949, 1951 and
1953 aged 86, 84 and 95.
HISTORY: Joseph Kyle was a builder responsible for many
buildings in Barnard Castle. His son Gibson moved to Newcastle
upon Tyne and became a successful builder and architect there.
Marble eroded on north.

Listing NGR: NZ0538516708

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