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Monument and Adjacent Stone 300 Metres South-West of Moor Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Barningham, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.4844 / 54°29'3"N

Longitude: -1.8814 / 1°52'53"W

OS Eastings: 407778

OS Northings: 509897

OS Grid: NZ077098

Mapcode National: GBR HJ9L.G7

Mapcode Global: WHC5Y.2KB2

Entry Name: Monument and Adjacent Stone 300 Metres South-West of Moor Gate

Listing Date: 28 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322716

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111644

Location: Barningham, County Durham, DL11

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Barningham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Barningham St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

NZ 00 NE NZ 07770989 BARNINGHAM BARNINGHAM VILLAGE
(West end)

10/55 Monument and
adjacent stone
300 metres south-
west of moor gate

II


Monument, dated 1892. Shap granite. Tapering pyramid-topped obelisk on
splayed plinth and square base; overall height 3 metres. Inscription on
plinth 'AT THIS STAND (CARBUS) WERE SHOT 190 GROUSE AT A SINGLE DRIVE LASTING
TWENTY FIVE MINUTES BY SIR FREDERICK MILBANK BART. M.P. ON THE 20TH AUGUST
1872 AT WHICH TIME JOSEPH COLLINSON WAS HEAD KEEPER. ERECTED BY LADY
MILBANK IN COMMEMORATION 1892'. Inscription on base 'TOTAL BAG, AUGUST 20TH
1872 2,070 GROUSE (SIX SHOOTERS). TOTAL KILLED IN THE SEASON 17,064 GROUSE
ON WEMMERGILL MOOR'. On adjacent stone 'THIS MEMORIAL WAS REMOVED FROM
WEMMERGILL MOOR TO THIS SITE AFTER SIR FREDERICK MILBANK CAME INTO POSSESSION
OF BARNINGHAM MOOR'.

Included for social-historical interest: Wemmergill Moor, the scene of the
slaughter commemorated, lies south-west of Middleton-in-Teesdale.


Listing NGR: NZ0777809897

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