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Hickson Tomb Approximately 20 Metres South of Church of St Mary and 2 Metres South of Smith Tomb

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnard Castle, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5415 / 54°32'29"N

Longitude: -1.9225 / 1°55'20"W

OS Eastings: 405112

OS Northings: 516249

OS Grid: NZ051162

Mapcode National: GBR HH0X.LS

Mapcode Global: WHB4L.F3RR

Entry Name: Hickson Tomb Approximately 20 Metres South of Church of St Mary and 2 Metres South of Smith Tomb

Listing Date: 28 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201336

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388793

Location: Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Barnard Castle

Built-Up Area: Barnard Castle

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Barnard Castle with Whorlton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


770-1/6/164 (South side (off))
Hickson tomb approx. 20m south of
Church of St Mary and 2m south of
Smith tomb


Chest tomb to Sarah Hickson, wife of James. c1832. Pulvinated
angle pilasters on plinth support flat top with rounded edges;
stone slab sides, the north and south with shaped border to
long inscriptions. Inscription on north:`Sleeps her dust
beneath this stone/ Her happy spirits fled/ Unto yonder
glorious throne/ To reign with Christ our head/ There she
meets her infant band/ Circling her in realms of light/ All
before their Saviour stand/ Transported with delight'. On
south: `Sarah....mother of seven children of whom one

Listing NGR: NZ0511216249

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