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Kyle tomb approximately 15 metres west of Cemetery Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnard Castle, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5456 / 54°32'44"N

Longitude: -1.9183 / 1°55'5"W

OS Eastings: 405385

OS Northings: 516708

OS Grid: NZ053167

Mapcode National: GBR HH1W.H9

Mapcode Global: WHB4L.H0RL

Entry Name: Kyle tomb approximately 15 metres west of Cemetery Chapel

Listing Date: 28 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201697

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388858

Location: Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Barnard Castle

Built-Up Area: Barnard Castle

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Barnard Castle with Whorlton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


VICTORIA ROAD (south side)
Kyle tomb approximately 15 metres west of Cemetery Chapel

Monument to members of the Kyle family, including Jane and Joseph Kyle. c1890. Signed on plinth APPK and ADK (Algernon Percy Prudhoe Kyle and Alexander Dobson Kyle). Sandstone and marble.

Approximately 2 metres high, square plan, on plinth and chamfered base. Angle pilasters support arches with leaf-carved spandrels and scroll brackets to prominent cornice. High acanthus leaf on studded stepped coping supports orb and cross finial. Inscribed marble panels set in arches. Commemorates on east: Jane, wife of Joseph, d.1890 aged 60; Joseph d.1897 aged 71; Gibson their son d.1930 aged 76. On north, a daughter: RW, and the two sons whose initials are signatures, d.1949, 1951 and 1953 aged 86, 84 and 95. Marble eroded on north.

HISTORY: Joseph Kyle was a builder responsible for many buildings in Barnard Castle. His son Gibson moved to Newcastle upon Tyne and became a successful builder and architect there.

Listing NGR: NZ0538516708

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