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Shalter Tomb Circa 20 Metres South-West of Church of St John the Evangelist

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirk Merrington, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6773 / 54°40'38"N

Longitude: -1.5952 / 1°35'42"W

OS Eastings: 426200

OS Northings: 531430

OS Grid: NZ262314

Mapcode National: GBR KG9C.F3

Mapcode Global: WHC53.GPMP

Entry Name: Shalter Tomb Circa 20 Metres South-West of Church of St John the Evangelist

Listing Date: 14 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159811

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112249

Location: Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Spennymoor

Built-Up Area: Kirk Merrington

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Merrington

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(North side)
Kirk Merrington

6/42 (inset)

Shalter tomb circa 20 metres south-west of Church of St John the Evangelist



Headstone. Circa 1706 to Eleanor and Jane Shalter. Sandstone ashlar slab,
c.0.5 metre high, with shaped top. Each side has patterned edge, with paired
leaves below 2 top paterae. Beaded pendant from centre of leaves divides
surface into 2, inscribed

THE 15 THE 28

(eroded) 1706

Reverse has similar border and paired leaves over skull, heart and crossed
bones, the heart at centre and flanked by hourglasses; paterae above and below

Listing NGR: NZ2620031430

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