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Group of Four Mid C18 Headstones to South of Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop Auckland, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6506 / 54°39'2"N

Longitude: -1.6642 / 1°39'51"W

OS Eastings: 421762

OS Northings: 528445

OS Grid: NZ217284

Mapcode National: GBR JGTN.HN

Mapcode Global: WHC58.DCRL

Entry Name: Group of Four Mid C18 Headstones to South of Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 23 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196460

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385640

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


634-1/5/148 (North side (off))
Group of four mid C18 headstones to
south of Church of St Andrew


4 headstones approx 17m S and SW of transept of Church of St
Andrew (qv). Mid C18. (i) approx 9m S of transept. To John
Adamson of Shildon, d.1757. Slab approx 0.5m high, with shaped
top. (ii) approx 5m S of (i). To Stephen Wright of Byers
Green, d.173-. Slab approx 0.5m high with bracket top. Large
letters. (iii) approx 4m SE of (i). To Mary Wilkinson d.1737.
Slab approx 0.5m high with elaborately shaped top and spirals
carved in head. (iv) approx 5m ESE of (i). Slab approx 0.5m
high, to a child, with tooled sides and richly-carved cherub's
head on reverse.

Listing NGR: NZ2176228445

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

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