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Somerville Tomb About 5 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7362 / 54°44'10"N

Longitude: -2.1791 / 2°10'44"W

OS Eastings: 388564

OS Northings: 537928

OS Grid: NY885379

Mapcode National: GBR FF7N.0Z

Mapcode Global: WHB3H.H6KZ

Entry Name: Somerville Tomb About 5 Metres South of Chancel of Church of St John

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1232189

English Heritage Legacy ID: 407404

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

STANHOPE ST. JOHN'S CHAPEL
NY 8837
38/261 Somerville tomb
about 5 metres
south of chancel of
Church of St. John
GV II
Headstone. Circa 1803. Commemorates Robert Somerville, Presbyterian minister
of Ireshopeburn, and Margaret his wife. Signed Jes. Teasdale Sculpt. Slaggyford.
Tall fine-grained red sandstone slab, with raised moulded edge; semi-circular
top flanked by pyramid finials. Finely-cut letters of varied styles arranged
in lines and ovals, straight and curved lines. Top panel has draped urn with
sloping cross at left and anchor and rope at right in low-relief.


Listing NGR: NY8856437928

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