History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

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

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

NY 9939 (North side)

34/227 Earle and Collingwood
tombs about 3 metres
south of Church
of St. Thomas
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

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.