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Retaining Wall Along North and West Sides of St Peters Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7929 / 53°47'34"N

Longitude: -2.2405 / 2°14'25"W

OS Eastings: 384251

OS Northings: 432979

OS Grid: SD842329

Mapcode National: GBR DSSL.Q3

Mapcode Global: WHB7X.KX9P

Entry Name: Retaining Wall Along North and West Sides of St Peters Churchyard

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365762

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467018

Location: Burnley, Lancashire, BB11

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Town: Burnley

Electoral Ward/Division: Daneshouse with Stoneyholme

Built-Up Area: Burnley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


BURNLEY

SD8432NW CHURCH STREET
906-1/16/34 (West side)
29/09/77 Retaining wall along north and west
sides of St Peter's churchyard

GV II

Retaining wall to churchyard overlooking the river Brun.
Probably mostly c1807 (when the churchyard was enlarged and
properly enclosed), but incorporating earlier abutments built
in 1736. Coursed and random sandstone rubble with a rounded
coping. Curved line following southward bend of river round
church, from Church Street Bridge (qv) at north-east corner of
churchyard, to south-west corner of churchyard, gradually
diminishing in height from approximately 10m near the bridge.

Listing NGR: SD8425232978

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

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