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Thompson Monument 3 Metres South of Church of St Brandon

A Grade II Listed Building in Brancepeth, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7337 / 54°44'1"N

Longitude: -1.6524 / 1°39'8"W

OS Eastings: 422478

OS Northings: 537685

OS Grid: NZ224376

Mapcode National: GBR JFXP.1X

Mapcode Global: WHC4W.L8BY

Entry Name: Thompson Monument 3 Metres South of Church of St Brandon

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311234

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109903

Location: Brancepeth, County Durham, DH7

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Brancepeth

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Brancepeth

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 2237
(South side, off)
Brancepeth Park
15/22 Inset Thompson monument,
3.0 metres south
of Church of
St. Brandon

Small pedestal monument to Robert Thompson died 1729. Sandstone. 1.0-metre
high, square-plan pedestal with wide cyma-moulded plinth and corniced,
inscribed top slab. Die has sunk lozenges on north and south, carved Angel
head in sunk oval frame on east and 3 flowers in a vase in identical frame on
west. Almost illegible inscription on top slab:
Here lieth ye Body of Robert Thompson ofBrancepeth ...
died ... 1729 ...

Listing NGR: NZ2247837685

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

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