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Walls Steps Piers Railings and Gates to South and East of Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Lanchester, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.821 / 54°49'15"N

Longitude: -1.7401 / 1°44'24"W

OS Eastings: 416796

OS Northings: 547378

OS Grid: NZ167473

Mapcode National: GBR JD9P.2L

Mapcode Global: WHC4G.73M0

Entry Name: Walls Steps Piers Railings and Gates to South and East of Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 24 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320381

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350588

Location: Lanchester, County Durham, DH7

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Lanchester

Built-Up Area: Lanchester

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Lanchester and Burnhope

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 1647 (East side)

13/81 Walls, steps, piers,
railings and gates
to south and east
of Church of All


Walls, steps, piers, railings, gates and overthrow to Church of All Saints.
C18 with C19 gates, overthrow and railings. Coursed sandstone rubble walls
with roughly-dressed coping; ashlar piers and steps; wrought and cast iron
gates, overthrow and railings. Low wall with gabled coping encloses churchyard
on south and east sides, interrupted by wide entrances at south-west and south
east, narrow entrance immediately to east of the former, and narrow entrance
at north-east.

Steps up to wide entrance flanked by tall, square, panelled piers with moulded
plinths, cornices and tall pyramid finials on moulded feet. Scroll-topped
pilaster jambs.

Gates in Gothic style have fleur-de-lys heads on principals and dog-bars, and
lattice top band. Serpentine overthrow has twisted leaf decoration and raised
centre with cross finial.

2 short flights of side steps at right, with plain iron railings and handrail,
to narrow entrance.

South-west entrance has tooled square piers with pyramidal coping; fleur-de-lys
headed gates.

Listing NGR: NZ1679647378

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

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