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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
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
STANHOPE ST. JOHN'S CHAPEL
38/261 Somerville tomb
about 5 metres
south of chancel of
Church of St. John
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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