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Carved Stone Fragment, 25 Metres South of Neasham Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Neasham, Darlington

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.4878 / 54°29'16"N

Longitude: -1.4902 / 1°29'24"W

OS Eastings: 433123

OS Northings: 510397

OS Grid: NZ331103

Mapcode National: GBR LJ1K.50

Mapcode Global: WHD78.2GND

Entry Name: Carved Stone Fragment, 25 Metres South of Neasham Hill

Listing Date: 27 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116260

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350478

Location: Neasham, Darlington, DL2

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: Neasham

Built-Up Area: Neasham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hurworth

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NEASHAM NEASHAM HILL
NZ 31 SW (South side, off)

8/122 Carved stone
fragment, 25
metres south of
Neasham Hill
II

Carved stone fragment with representation of the Crucifixion. Possibly C12;
formerly set in wall of Neasham Hill but moved to present position c.1983.
Sandstone. 0.75-metre high rectangular block on late C20 stone base. Worn
figures in relief representing: Crucifixion of Christ on front; draped figure
on rear; a pilgrim (?) with staff and part of a Latin inscription on sides.
The fragment is thought to have been removed from the ruins of Neasham Abbey,
a Benedictine Nunnery founded c.1156.

(T. Fordyce, The History and Antiquities of County Durham, Vol. 1, 1837).


Listing NGR: NZ3312310397

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