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Lambton Memorial Cross, South-West of Church of St. Barnabas

A Grade II Listed Building in Bournmoor, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8572 / 54°51'26"N

Longitude: -1.5199 / 1°31'11"W

OS Eastings: 430916

OS Northings: 551486

OS Grid: NZ309514

Mapcode National: GBR KDT8.QM

Mapcode Global: WHC4C.M5FQ

Entry Name: Lambton Memorial Cross, South-West of Church of St. Barnabas

Listing Date: 23 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323065

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109354

Location: Bournmoor, County Durham, DH4

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Bournmoor

Built-Up Area: Bournmoor

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Burnmoor

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

BOURNMOOR CHESTER ROAD
NZ 35 SW
(South side, off)
Bournmoor
5/8 Lambton Memorial
Cross, south-west
of Church of St.
Barnabas
II

Memorial cross to Beatrix Frances Lambton, Countess of Durham, died 1871.
1873 designed by Sir Thomas Drew and made in Dublin by Walter Doolin. Grey
Irish limestone.

Tall Celtic cross on a large cross-plan platform. Platform has a low moulded
wall and 7 grave slabs (in same material) to various members of the Lambton
family. The cross, a reproduction of the cross of Monasterboice, County
Louth, Eire, has a battered base with relief carvings of scenes from the New
Testament. Both cross and base have elaborate Celtic ornamentation in relief
(knotwork, interlace, vine and foliage motifs).


Listing NGR: NZ3091651486

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