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Group of Four Headstones Approximately 25 Metres North of Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop Auckland, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6512 / 54°39'4"N

Longitude: -1.6641 / 1°39'50"W

OS Eastings: 421773

OS Northings: 528504

OS Grid: NZ217285

Mapcode National: GBR JGTN.JG

Mapcode Global: WHC58.DCT5

Entry Name: Group of Four Headstones Approximately 25 Metres North of Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 23 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196459

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385639

Location: County Durham, DL14

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Shildon and Dene Valley

Built-Up Area: Bishop Auckland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Bishop Auckland

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


634-1/5/144 (North side (off))
Group of four headstones
approximately 25 metres north of
Church of St Andrew


Group of 4 early/mid C18 headstones approx 25m N of chancel of
Church of St Andrew (qv). Sandstone. (i) approx 20m N of
church. To John Downs d.1730. Approx 0.4m slab with moulded
sides and shallow bracket top; reverse has 3 castles, like
those of the arms of the town of Newcastle. (ii) approx 3m NW
of (i). To Ann Crow d.1724. Approx 0.5m high, bracketed top,
with deeply-cut 6-petal roses on head at base of curves. (iii)
approx 2m to N of (ii). To Dorothy Wilkinson. Date obscured by
earth. Slab approx 0.4m high with scalloped top. (iv) approx
5m N of (i) to Robert Dixon, d.176-. Slab approx 0.4m high,
with 3-scalloped top, the central arch the head of an angel,
others the wings.

Listing NGR: NZ2177328504

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

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