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Latitude: 54.7477 / 54°44'51"N
Longitude: -2.0062 / 2°0'22"W
OS Eastings: 399700
OS Northings: 539194
OS Grid: NY997391
Mapcode National: GBR GFFJ.GV
Mapcode Global: WHB3D.4XYQ
Entry Name: Iley Tomb Circa 28 Metres South of Church of St Thomas
Listing Date: 5 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1277434
English Heritage Legacy ID: 406908
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
STANHOPE MARKET PLACE
NY 9939 (North side)
34/230 Iley tomb c. 28
metres south of
church of St Thomas
Headstone. Circa 1845 commemorating members of the Iley family died 1845 -
1855. Tall sandstone slab with shaped top and finely-cut inscription:
The sprightly Youth ah (sic) mournfull tale to tell/Crush'd by a ponderous load
which on him fell/Awhile he liv'd oppressed with pain and grief/Till heaven the
patient sufferer sent relief/Death's icy hand the well blown flower crops/And
blasts the aged parents future hopes/ IN MEMORY OF MARGARET/WIFE OF JAMES ILEY/
POSTMASTER OF STANHOPE/WHO DIED MARCH 18TH 1845/AGED 66 YEARS/ALSO GEORGE ILEY
THEIR SON, WHO/DIED JUNE 12TH 1848 AGED 27 (?) YEARS/ALSO OF THE ABOVE JAMES
ILEY/POST MASTER WHO DIED JANUARY 21ST 1855/AGED 77 YEARS.
Included for historical interest.
Listing NGR: NY9970039194
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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