History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Angel Headstone 4 Metres South West of Organ Chamber of Church of Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Startforth, County Durham

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 54.5386 / 54°32'18"N

Longitude: -1.9281 / 1°55'41"W

OS Eastings: 404746

OS Northings: 515923

OS Grid: NZ047159

Mapcode National: GBR GHZY.CT

Mapcode Global: WHB4L.C620

Entry Name: Angel Headstone 4 Metres South West of Organ Chamber of Church of Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 28 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121651

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111760

Location: Startforth, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Startforth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Find accommodation in
Barnard Castle

Listing Text

(North side)

12/169 Angel headstone,
4 metres south-
west of organ
chamber of Church
of Holy Trinity


Headstone, late C17 or early C18. Cut sandstone. Stone with shaped top,
0.55 metre high. Eroded inscription on east; on west high-relief carving of
trumpeting angel among stars and other motifs, above worn inscription:

'The angels sound, The dead must rise
The serpent's mouth, Did dark ye scyes'

On north edge relief carving of skeleton with spear, on south serpent on

Inscription from Victoria County History of the North Riding, Vol I, p.137.

Listing NGR: NZ0474615923

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

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.