MONUMENT AND ADJACENT STONE 300 METRES SOUTH-WEST OF MOOR GATE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1322716
Date first listed:
28-Oct-1987
Statutory Address:
MONUMENT AND ADJACENT STONE 300 METRES SOUTH-WEST OF MOOR GATE

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Location

Statutory Address:
MONUMENT AND ADJACENT STONE 300 METRES SOUTH-WEST OF MOOR GATE

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Barningham
National Grid Reference:
NZ 07778 09897

Details

NZ 00 NE NZ 07770989 BARNINGHAM BARNINGHAM VILLAGE (West end)

10/55 Monument and adjacent stone 300 metres south- west of moor gate

II

Monument, dated 1892. Shap granite. Tapering pyramid-topped obelisk on splayed plinth and square base; overall height 3 metres. Inscription on plinth 'AT THIS STAND (CARBUS) WERE SHOT 190 GROUSE AT A SINGLE DRIVE LASTING TWENTY FIVE MINUTES BY SIR FREDERICK MILBANK BART. M.P. ON THE 20TH AUGUST 1872 AT WHICH TIME JOSEPH COLLINSON WAS HEAD KEEPER. ERECTED BY LADY MILBANK IN COMMEMORATION 1892'. Inscription on base 'TOTAL BAG, AUGUST 20TH 1872 2,070 GROUSE (SIX SHOOTERS). TOTAL KILLED IN THE SEASON 17,064 GROUSE ON WEMMERGILL MOOR'. On adjacent stone 'THIS MEMORIAL WAS REMOVED FROM WEMMERGILL MOOR TO THIS SITE AFTER SIR FREDERICK MILBANK CAME INTO POSSESSION OF BARNINGHAM MOOR'.

Included for social-historical interest: Wemmergill Moor, the scene of the slaughter commemorated, lies south-west of Middleton-in-Teesdale.

Listing NGR: NZ0777809897

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
111644
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: 21 Jul 2003
Reference: IOE01/07076/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek Le Mare. Source Historic England Archive
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