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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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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

Plus Code: 9C5VQQV5+5Q

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: Daneshouse with Stoneyholme, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Electoral Ward/Division: Daneshouse with Stoneyholme

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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


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

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