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Former Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Eggleston, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6058 / 54°36'20"N

Longitude: -2.005 / 2°0'17"W

OS Eastings: 399776

OS Northings: 523402

OS Grid: NY997234

Mapcode National: GBR GHF5.QQ

Mapcode Global: WHB45.5HJH

Entry Name: Former Church

Listing Date: 14 September 1966

Last Amended: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121629

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111808

Location: Eggleston, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Eggleston

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Eggleston

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

EGGLESTON B6281(North side
NY9923 off)

25/7 Former Church
( formerly listed
14.9.66 as Ruins of
Eggleston Church)
Chapel of ease, now replaced by later parish church of Holy Trinity (q.v.).
Late C18.

Irregular courses of sandstone ashlar with projecting quoins and ashlar
dressings; roofless at time of survey. 3-bay nave and 3-bay chancel with north

Nave and chancel each have keyed plain stone surrounds, with impost blocks, to
round-headed central door and flanking windows; Venetian east window in similar
style. Curved kneelers supported gable copings, now ruined. Interior shows
stone walls, with some plaster. Ruined monuments on walls include well-carved
high-relief panel of 3 cherubs' heads, asymmetrically composed, flanked by wide
scroll brackets supporting cornice, probably below former memorial panel, and
detached fragement of dentilled moulding from same memorial.

Derelict and with large tree growing in nave at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NY9977623402

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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