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Latitude: 54.8572 / 54°51'26"N
Longitude: -1.5199 / 1°31'11"W
OS Eastings: 430916
OS Northings: 551486
OS Grid: NZ309514
Mapcode National: GBR KDT8.QM
Mapcode Global: WHC4C.M5FQ
Entry Name: Lambton Memorial Cross, South-West of Church of St. Barnabas
Listing Date: 23 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323065
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109354
Location: Bournmoor, County Durham, DH4
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Bournmoor
Built-Up Area: Bournmoor
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Burnmoor
Church of England Diocese: Durham
BOURNMOOR CHESTER ROAD
NZ 35 SW
(South side, off)
5/8 Lambton Memorial
of Church of St.
Memorial cross to Beatrix Frances Lambton, Countess of Durham, died 1871.
1873 designed by Sir Thomas Drew and made in Dublin by Walter Doolin. Grey
Tall Celtic cross on a large cross-plan platform. Platform has a low moulded
wall and 7 grave slabs (in same material) to various members of the Lambton
family. The cross, a reproduction of the cross of Monasterboice, County
Louth, Eire, has a battered base with relief carvings of scenes from the New
Testament. Both cross and base have elaborate Celtic ornamentation in relief
(knotwork, interlace, vine and foliage motifs).
Listing NGR: NZ3091651486
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