Kyle tomb approximately 15 metres west of Cemetery Chapel


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Kyle tomb approximately 15 metres west of Cemetery Chapel, Victoria Road


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Statutory Address:
Kyle tomb approximately 15 metres west of Cemetery Chapel, Victoria Road

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

County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Barnard Castle
National Grid Reference:
NZ 05385 16708


NZ0516NW 770-1/4/229

BARNARD CASTLE VICTORIA ROAD (south side) Kyle tomb approximately 15 metres west of Cemetery Chapel

GV II Monument to members of the Kyle family, including Jane and Joseph Kyle. c1890. Signed on plinth APPK and ADK (Algernon Percy Prudhoe Kyle and Alexander Dobson Kyle). Sandstone and marble.

Approximately 2 metres 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 two sons whose initials are signatures, d.1949, 1951 and 1953 aged 86, 84 and 95. Marble eroded on north.

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.

Listing NGR: NZ0538516708


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

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Date: 01 Jun 2003
Reference: IOE01/10806/18
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