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Group of 18th Century and 19th Century Tombs Approximately 3 Metres South of Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop Auckland, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6507 / 54°39'2"N

Longitude: -1.6647 / 1°39'52"W

OS Eastings: 421735

OS Northings: 528454

OS Grid: NZ217284

Mapcode National: GBR JGTN.DM

Mapcode Global: WHC58.DCJJ

Entry Name: Group of 18th Century and 19th Century Tombs Approximately 3 Metres South of Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 23 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209669

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385641

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


634-1/5/145 (North side (off))
Group of C18 and C19 tombs
approximately 3 metres south of
Church of St Andrew


3 headstones, one chest tomb and one table tomb approx 3m S of
W end of Church of St Andrew (qv). 1771-1853. Ashlar. (i)
Headstone 0.5m S: approx 0.8m high, with central segment to
shaped top. Inscription to Jane wife of Robert Wascoe d.1751
and Robert d.1771, saying that Wascoe family were clerks to
the parish. (ii) Headstone 2m S of church: approx 0.9m high,
with elaborate bracket-shaped top and tooled edges. To Thomas
Dobson d.1778. (iii) Headstone approx 4m S of church: approx
1m high with bracket-shaped top. Inscription to Timothy Brown
of Deanery, d.1799, his wife Dorothy d.1776, and other members
of the family to 1936. (iv) Table tomb approx 5m S of church:
moulded slab on square legs with base, capital and curved
shaft. To Jane Gibson, d.1853, and other members of her
family. (v) Chest tomb approx 5m S of church and adjacent to
(iv) above: to James Baker d.1793 aged 10, and Robert Fell,
joiner, his uncle d.1833. Moulded slab on panelled sides, the
end panels with low relief cherub and inscription, the side
panels with similar design and legend.

Listing NGR: NZ2173528454

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