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Brabant Tomb Circa 3 Metres South of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop Middleham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6753 / 54°40'31"N

Longitude: -1.4926 / 1°29'33"W

OS Eastings: 432818

OS Northings: 531254

OS Grid: NZ328312

Mapcode National: GBR LG0C.NT

Mapcode Global: WHD69.1RJ6

Entry Name: Brabant Tomb Circa 3 Metres South of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 14 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121466

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112214

Location: Bishop Middleham, County Durham, DL17

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Bishop Middleham

Built-Up Area: Bishop Middleham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Upper Skerne

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 33 SW, 7/8

(South end)

Brabant tomb
circa 3 metres
south of Church
of St Michael



Chest tomb. Circa 1683 to John Brabant, vicar. Rusticated sandstone ashlar
sides and moulded top, with long well-cut inscription: 'Johannes Brabant,
Vicarius/obiit 28 Juni Ao Dni 1683/nuda Sacerdotis docti bene/credere inertam/
Verba docent Populum/vivere vita docet/Elizabeth his wife died the 4th/of
August 1684/Blessed are the departed which die/in the Lord' according to
Surtees; now partly eroded.

Source: R. Surtees, The History and Antiquities of the County Palatinate of
Durham, 1816-1840, III,p.7.

Listing NGR: NZ3281831254

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