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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
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
NZ 33 SW, 7/8
BISHOP MIDDLEHAM CHURCH STREET
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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