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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1116409
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110779
Location: Heighington, Darlington, DL5
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
NZ 2422 HEIGHINGTON CHURCH VIEW
(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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