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Earle and Collingwoods Tombs About 3 Metres South of Church of St Thomas

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7479 / 54°44'52"N

Longitude: -2.0063 / 2°0'22"W

OS Eastings: 399692

OS Northings: 539213

OS Grid: NY996392

Mapcode National: GBR GFFJ.FT

Mapcode Global: WHB3D.4XWL

Entry Name: Earle and Collingwoods Tombs About 3 Metres South of Church of St Thomas

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231872

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406895

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

STANHOPE MARKET PLACE
NY 9939 (North side)
Stanhope

34/227 Earle and Collingwood
tombs about 3 metres
south of Church
of St. Thomas
GV II
2 headstones; commemorate 'Jan. wife of Jacob Earle' died 1770; and Jenning (?)
and Sarah Collingwood, died 1797 and 1823, aged 24 and 23. Sandstone slabs,
about one metre high. Earle headstone fine-grained with elaborately-shaped top;
well-cut inscriptions with verses on each side, the reverse reading 'Tir'd with
travelling thro'/this world of sin/At length am come to na/tures common Inn/In
this dark place here/for to rest a night/In hopes to rise that Christ may give
me light'.

Collingwood headstone has shaped top and tooled sides; inscription on reverse
'Mourn not my Friends/Because I died soon/And my Days Journey/Finished at Noon.


Listing NGR: NY9969239213

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