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Headstone to Thomas Williamson, 5 Metres South of Church of St. Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Gainford, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.545 / 54°32'42"N

Longitude: -1.739 / 1°44'20"W

OS Eastings: 416981

OS Northings: 516673

OS Grid: NZ169166

Mapcode National: GBR JH9W.9H

Mapcode Global: WHC5T.8140

Plus Code: 9C6WG7W6+29

Entry Name: Headstone to Thomas Williamson, 5 Metres South of Church of St. Mary

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323009

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111071

Location: Gainford, County Durham, DL2

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Gainford

Built-Up Area: Gainford

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Gainford

Church of England Diocese: Durham

Tagged with: Tombstone

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(South side, off)

9/118 Headstone to Thomas
Williamson,5 metres
south of Church of St.Mary

Headstone. 1777 to Thomas Williamson. Sandstone slab with shaped segmental
head containing relief of angel head and wings. Inscribed: In Remberance of
THOMAS WILLIAMSON late of Summerhouse, who departed this life, Sept. the 9th
1777. Aged 65.
My Sledge and Hammer lie declin'd
My Bellows have quite lost their wind,
My Fires extinct my forge decay'd
My Vice is in the dust all laid
My Coal is spent my Irons gone
My nails are drove my Work is done
My fire dryd Corps lie(sic)here at rest
My Soul Smoke like Soars to be blest

Listing NGR: NZ1698116673

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