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Churchyard Walls, Gate and War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Warkworth, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.3492 / 55°20'57"N

Longitude: -1.6127 / 1°36'45"W

OS Eastings: 424657

OS Northings: 606197

OS Grid: NU246061

Mapcode National: GBR K65L.N8

Mapcode Global: WHC1T.6T93

Plus Code: 9C7W89XP+MW

Entry Name: Churchyard Walls, Gate and War Memorial

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303431

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237195

Location: Warkworth, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Warkworth

Built-Up Area: Warkworth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Warkworth St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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21/304 Churchyard walls,
gate and War

Churchyard walls, gate and war memorial. Wall probably mostly C18,
incorporating some earlier fabric; gates early C19; war memorial c.1920 by
M.H. Graham and H. Honeyman, moved to present site c.1960. Wall squared
stone; gates wrought iron; war memorial ashlar and bronze.

South wall 1.5 metres high with flat slab coping ramped up at either side of
gate near west end; square piers, with plinth and moulded pyramidal caps;
holding double gates with patterned half-rail, downswept top rail and spear-
topped bars. Incurved section of wall at south-west corner behind war
memorial: stepped base has added plaque with 1939-45 names below plaque with
names of 1914-18 war dead in keyed surround; frieze and top block, with bronze
roundel and laurel sprays, and cornice. West wall has small gate near centre,
also jambs of blocked gateway and two blocked arches further north. On north
of churchyard is 1.5-metre high retaining wall, battered in profile. East
wall has small gate near centre; north part incorporates end wall of former
tithe barn (converted into cottages c.1900) with 2 slit vents and outline of
original gable visible.

Included for group value.

Listing NGR: NU2465706197

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, 9 February 2017.

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