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1995


Sunderland


Monkwearmouth, Church of St. Peter, retaining wall


Monkwearmouth


NZ45NW


Monument


Barrier


Wall


Medieval?



Structure


Retaining wall at the east side of the former graveyard to the Church of St Peter. It has possible medieval foundations, but is probably 18th century above and was raised in the 19th century. It is 2.5 – 3 metres high and constructed of rubble limestone and sandstone with some granite; there is also some old brick patching and rubble coping. Besidelate 20th century brick-arched steps to an opening to the vicarage garden an 18th century headstone has been set in the wall. LISTED GRADE 2


4019


5785


NZ40195785



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