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FORMER CHURCH

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: FORMER CHURCH

List entry Number: 1121629

Location

FORMER CHURCH, B6281

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

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Eggleston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Sep-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Nov-1987

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111808

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History

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Details

EGGLESTON B6281(North side NY9923 off)

25/7 Former Church ( formerly listed 14.9.66 as Ruins of Eggleston Church) GV II Chapel of ease, now replaced by later parish church of Holy Trinity (q.v.). Late C18.

Irregular courses of sandstone ashlar with projecting quoins and ashlar dressings; roofless at time of survey. 3-bay nave and 3-bay chancel with north vestry.

Nave and chancel each have keyed plain stone surrounds, with impost blocks, to round-headed central door and flanking windows; Venetian east window in similar style. Curved kneelers supported gable copings, now ruined. Interior shows stone walls, with some plaster. Ruined monuments on walls include well-carved high-relief panel of 3 cherubs' heads, asymmetrically composed, flanked by wide scroll brackets supporting cornice, probably below former memorial panel, and detached fragement of dentilled moulding from same memorial.

Derelict and with large tree growing in nave at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NY9977623402

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National Grid Reference: NY 99776 23402

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