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Chest Tomb to William Thompson, 8 Metres West of Church of St Giles

A Grade II Listed Building in Bowes, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5169 / 54°31'0"N

Longitude: -2.0128 / 2°0'46"W

OS Eastings: 399269

OS Northings: 513512

OS Grid: NY992135

Mapcode National: GBR GJD6.1L

Mapcode Global: WHB4K.1QTM

Entry Name: Chest Tomb to William Thompson, 8 Metres West of Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121035

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111191

Location: Bowes, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Bowes

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

NY 9913
(South side, off)
33/29 Chest tomb to
William Thompson,
8.0 metres west of
Church of St. Giles
Chest tomb. 1790 to William Thompson. Sandstone.

Horizontal slab with rounded edge, rests on fluted corner piers. Moulded side
panels between piers, with key-fret border. South panel inscribed:

Weep not for me, my (course) is done,
Death has eclipsed my morning sun,
My soul triumphs in (illegible),
Of joy and everlasting days.

Listing NGR: NY9926913512

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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