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Currah Tomb About 4 Metres South of Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7362 / 54°44'10"N

Longitude: -2.1793 / 2°10'45"W

OS Eastings: 388553

OS Northings: 537929

OS Grid: NY885379

Mapcode National: GBR FF6N.ZZ

Mapcode Global: WHB3H.H6GZ

Entry Name: Currah Tomb About 4 Metres South of Church of St John

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1232081

English Heritage Legacy ID: 407403

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: St John's Chapel

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NY 8837
38/260 Currah tomb about
4 metres south of
Church of St. John
Headstone. Circa 1789, commemorating William Currah. Sandstone slab about one
metre high, with intricately-curved top. Inscribed 'Here the dear Darling of
mine Eye/In Mould beneath this Stone doth lye/Not Youth nor Innocence could
save/ His Body from the (eroded) Grave/But his triumphant Soul is gone/To
Heav'n with Christ to worship (?) God.

Listing NGR: NY8855337929

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

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