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Retaining Wall to East of Former Graveyard of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in St Peter's, Sunderland

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Latitude: 54.9134 / 54°54'48"N

Longitude: -1.3743 / 1°22'27"W

OS Eastings: 440208

OS Northings: 557816

OS Grid: NZ402578

Mapcode National: GBR VDT.C2

Mapcode Global: WHD55.VRRN

Plus Code: 9C6WWJ7G+97

Entry Name: Retaining Wall to East of Former Graveyard of St Peter

Listing Date: 10 November 1978

Last Amended: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207127

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391583

Location: St. Peter's, Sunderland, SR6

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter's

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Monkwearmouth Team Ministry

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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920-1/12/208 (West side (off))
10/11/78 Retaining wall to east of former
graveyard of Church of St Peter
(Formerly Listed as:
Retaining wall to east of former


Retaining wall at east side of former graveyard to Church of
St Peter (qv). Possibly medieval foundations, probably C18
above and raised in C19. Rubble limestone and sandstone with
some granite; old brick patching and rubble coping. 2.5-3m
high, ramped up at left, with opening for entrance to vicarage
garden; beside late-C20 brick-arched steps to this opening an
C18 headstone has been set in the wall. Other headstones rest
against it. Lowest part a mixture of limestone and sandstone,
some of the latter red; central section sandstone with brick
patching; upper part limestone with brick patching and rounded
rubble coping. An ashlar block inscribed 1848 is incorporated
about one-third of length from north end; beside this a space
shows another block has been removed.

Listing NGR: NZ4020857816

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