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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.


List entry Number: 1240894



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


District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Jul-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Jan-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 439463

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NZ 15 NE STANLEY LOW FRIARSIDE Burnopfield 2/183 Friarside Chapel 19/7/50 (Formerly listed under Rowlands Gill) II* Chapel. C14 and later medieval. Coursed squared sandstone, of varied colours, with ashlar plinth and dressings; addition of sandstone rubble of varied colours with ashlar dressings. Roofless at time of survey. Chancel with west addition. Decorated style. 2-bay chancel has wide segmental arch on south, with wide chamfer and double-chamfered head; low ogee-headed doorway recessed at left under flat stone lintel; 2-centred-arched window with tracery to right of door. Large 2-centred-arched east window has lost tracery; quatrefoil above in gable peak. West addition has plain rectangular west light with splayed reveals. North elevation blank. Chamfered plinth to first build; angle buttresses removed from east end. Interior has cusped piscina under ogee head in south wall, no internal division between builds. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: NZ1624757863

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National Grid Reference: NZ 16247 57863


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