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Walton Tomb About 10 Metres South of Church of St Thomas on East Side of Path

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7478 / 54°44'52"N

Longitude: -2.0063 / 2°0'22"W

OS Eastings: 399690

OS Northings: 539209

OS Grid: NY996392

Mapcode National: GBR GFFJ.FT

Mapcode Global: WHB3D.4XWM

Entry Name: Walton Tomb About 10 Metres South of Church of St Thomas on East Side of Path

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231710

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406904

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Built-Up Area: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Stanhope and Rookhope

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NY 9939 (North side)

34/229 Walton tomb about
10 metres south of
Church of St.Thomas
on east side of path
Headstone. Commemorates Ann and Michael Walton, died 1763 and 1770, aged 87
and 80. Moulded, square-topped sandstone slab, about 1½ metres high, with
inscription: 'He that like us/hath numbered fourscore years/must need be weary
of this vale of tears/desire to be translated/to the place where we/shall ever
see our saviour face/cease from sorrows here/yea cease from sin/and a Blest
eternity begin/below our cares are done/all our accounts are even/and now we
are gone/(obscured by earth) heaven.

Listing NGR: NY9969039209

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

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