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Wilkinson Headstone 14 Metres South of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Heighington, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5956 / 54°35'44"N

Longitude: -1.6162 / 1°36'58"W

OS Eastings: 424896

OS Northings: 522337

OS Grid: NZ248223

Mapcode National: GBR KH49.WC

Mapcode Global: WHC5H.4RN9

Entry Name: Wilkinson Headstone 14 Metres South of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 16 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116409

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110779

Location: Heighington, Darlington, DL5

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: Heighington

Built-Up Area: Heighington

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Heighington

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(South side, off)
10/30 Wilkinson headstone
14 metres south of
Church of St.Michael
Large headstone. 1770 to Thomas Wilkinson. Sandstone. Shaped elliptical top
with raised egg-and-dart border. Good quality carving and lettering. Bold
relief of winged angel head. Inscription reads:
Thomas, Son of Thomas and Jane Wilkinson died
March ye 29th 1770 Aged 2 Years and 8 Months.
Heaven be thy rest sweet Babe
Short on earth was thy stay
Because the Lord did Love thy Soul
He took thee soon away.

Listing NGR: NZ2489622337

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