CHURCHYARD WALL AND RAILINGS TO CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, LYCH GATES AND GRAVE COVERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1209035
Date first listed:
23-May-1994
Statutory Address:
CHURCHYARD WALL AND RAILINGS TO CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, LYCH GATES AND GRAVE COVERS, CROWN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCHYARD WALL AND RAILINGS TO CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, LYCH GATES AND GRAVE COVERS, CROWN STREET

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 21594 28654

Details

BISHOP AUCKLAND

NZ22NW CROWN STREET, South Church 634-1/5/141 (East side) Churchyard wall & railings to Church of St Andrew, lych gates & grave covers

GV II

Walls and railings around churchyard of St Andrew, with lych gates at N and SE, gates at S, and medieval grave covers at S. Wall of mixed construction incorporating medieval fabric and C17 brick coping. N part rebuilt and railings added late C19. N lych gate c1893 to W G Selwyn, priest; SE lych gate c1888 to H J Trotter. Rubble wall, with lych gates, N with synthetic tile roof, S with stone slate roof. Ashlar gate piers. Cast- and wrought-iron railings. Plan a long triangle with rounded S end, where wall is retaining wall. N section has spear-headed railings, many damaged. Lych gate at N of very high quality with substantial pegged construction, and long inscriptions carved in beams; similar gate at SE. S gate piers square, ashlar, with low pyramidal coping. Wall is of rubble construction and ramped up to gate piers. On ramped section, medieval coped grave covers have been set as coping flanking piers. Medieval relieving arch to left of gate, half-way up wall below ground level of churchyard.

Listing NGR: NZ2159428654

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
385638
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 11 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/01853/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Wilcockson. Source Historic England Archive
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