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Gainforth Tomb Circa 9 Metres South of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop Middleham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6752 / 54°40'30"N

Longitude: -1.4927 / 1°29'33"W

OS Eastings: 432810

OS Northings: 531240

OS Grid: NZ328312

Mapcode National: GBR LG0C.MV

Mapcode Global: WHD69.1RG9

Plus Code: 9C6WMGG4+3W

Entry Name: Gainforth Tomb Circa 9 Metres South of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 14 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322827

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112213

Location: Bishop Middleham, County Durham, DL17

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Bishop Middleham

Built-Up Area: Bishop Middleham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Upper Skerne

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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(South end)

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Gainforth tomb
circa 9 metres
south of Church
of St Michael



Headstone. Circa 1704 to William Gainforth. Red sandstone ashlar slab,
c.0.6 metre high and 0.3 metre wide, has inscription in lower square; top
has skull between top scrolls, and large feathered wings. Rear has skull
and crossed bones in low relief over continued inscription.

Listing NGR: NZ3281031240

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