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Churchyard Wall and Gate Piers to East Number 10

A Grade II Listed Building in Heighington, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5961 / 54°35'45"N

Longitude: -1.6151 / 1°36'54"W

OS Eastings: 424965

OS Northings: 522390

OS Grid: NZ249223

Mapcode National: GBR KH59.46

Mapcode Global: WHC5H.5Q5Y

Entry Name: Churchyard Wall and Gate Piers to East Number 10

Listing Date: 16 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121203

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110785

Location: Heighington, Darlington, DL5

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: Heighington

Built-Up Area: Heighington

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Heighington

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(South side, off)
10/36 Churchyard wall
and gate piers
to east of No.10
Churchyard wall and 2 sets of gate piers. Mid-late C19, partly repaired in
1932 (see plaque at north-east corner). Coursed rubble outer face and dressed
stone inner face; some later rubble infill especially on south wall. Ashlar
piers. Tall wall enclosing rectangular churchyard on 3 sides.
Flat-coped north wall runs east for c.30 metres from a point 12 metres east of
No. 10; off-centre pair of tall gate piers with pyramidal caps; rounded north-
east corner.
Flat-coped east wall runs south for c.80 metres: stone plaque at north end
inscribed "This ground ... made ready by Voluntary Labour 1932"; ramped-up
off-centre section has round-arched doorway with alternating jambs; blocked
doorway at south end; rounded south-east corner.
Flat- and triangular-coped south wall runs west for c.100 metres: partly
rebuilt end sections; pair of tall gate piers with pyramidal caps, replaced
iron overthrow and gates, at west; wall ends at the Public Convenience.
Short rebuilt rubble wall, between No. 10 Church View and North Wall, is not
of special interest.
Included for group value.

Listing NGR: NZ2496522389

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