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Churchyard Wall with Gates, Piers and War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7476 / 54°44'51"N

Longitude: -2.0065 / 2°0'23"W

OS Eastings: 399678

OS Northings: 539185

OS Grid: NY996391

Mapcode National: GBR GFFJ.DW

Mapcode Global: WHB3D.4XSS

Entry Name: Churchyard Wall with Gates, Piers and War Memorial

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231956

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406910

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Built-Up Area: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Stanhope and Rookhope

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

STANHOPE MARKET PLACE
NY 9939 (North side)
Stanhope
34/232
Churchyard wall
with gates, piers
and War Memorial
GV II

Wall, gate piers, gates and War Memorial. Mid C19 and early C20. Rubble and
ashlar sandstone; wrought iron. Coursed rubble wall with tooled, chamfered
coping. On south side chamfered square gate piers of dressed stone with plinth,
broach stops, torus band and stepped pyramidal cap with ball finial. Gates
have pointed standards, dog bars and roundels in top rail. Iron alms box set
into wall to left of gates. Further left World War I memorial cross,of ashlar
on high plinth, and stepped base, inserted in stepped opening in the wall.
A similar opening, further left again, displays a fossil tree. Wall runs round
3 sides of churchyard.


Listing NGR: NY9967839185


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 24 July 2017.

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

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