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Iley Tomb Circa 28 Metres South of Church of St Thomas

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

STANHOPE MARKET PLACE
NY 9939 (North side)
Stanhope

34/230 Iley tomb c. 28
metres south of
church of St Thomas
GV II
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

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