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MAUSOLEUM/MORTUARY CHAPEL 90 METRES NORTH OF YEW TREES

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MAUSOLEUM/MORTUARY CHAPEL 90 METRES NORTH OF YEW TREES

List entry Number: 1121025

Location

MAUSOLEUM/MORTUARY CHAPEL 90 METRES NORTH OF YEW TREES, LARTINGTON LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Lartington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Jun-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111265

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

LARTINGTON LARTINGTON LANE NZ 0217 (North side, off) 32/96 Mausoleum/Mortuary Chapel, 90 metres north of Yew Trees II Small mausoleum/mortuary chapel. Dated 1877 on keystone. Built for Monsignor Thomas Witham of Lartington Hall. Rock-faced masonry with leaded roofs. Square, single-cell plan.

Stepped clasping buttresses. Pair of 3-panel doors in splayed round-arched doorway with roll-moulded hoodmould and projecting keystone inscribed: TW 1877. Doorway-flanked by stepped pilasters partly cut away to accommodate red sandstone colonnettes. Pilasters crowned by statuettes of St. Peter (to left) and St. Paul (to right). Raised cross above keystone. Wood eaves cornice. Low-pitched hipped roof surmounted by glazed, square-plan lantern with leaded pyramidal roof. Slightly-projecting rear bay has 3 stepped round-headed lancets.

Caen-stone-lined interior has carvings by Messrs. Priestman and Sons of Darlington.

Of interest as a mortuary chapel in a private Catholic cemetery.

Listing NGR: NZ0205217860

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National Grid Reference: NZ 02052 17860

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