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Wilkinson Tomb Circa 2 Metres South of Whitworth Parish Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Spennymoor, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7068 / 54°42'24"N

Longitude: -1.6359 / 1°38'9"W

OS Eastings: 423560

OS Northings: 534705

OS Grid: NZ235347

Mapcode National: GBR KG00.MJ

Mapcode Global: WHC4W.VY6K

Plus Code: 9C6WP947+PM

Entry Name: Wilkinson Tomb Circa 2 Metres South of Whitworth Parish Church

Listing Date: 14 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365640

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112275

ID on this website: 101365640

Location: Whitworth Country Park, Page Bank, County Durham, DL16

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Spennymoor

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Whitworth

Church of England Diocese: Durham

Tagged with: Tomb

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(East side, off)

5/73 Wilkinson tomb
circa 2 metres
south of Whitworth
Parish Church

Headstone, c.1727, to 3 sons of John Wilkinson of Old Park (q.v. Old Park
Farmhouse). Sandstone ashlar slab, c.0.6 metre high, with fruit and leaves on
shaped top edge. Double-scroll-shaped top over inscribed east panel; Thomas
and Jerard (sic) aged 7 and 4, deceased May 27 and May 31, and William aged
2, deceased June 21, all in 1727. Reverse has central inscription 'Memento
Mori' between recessed panels, the lower with low-relief hour-glass and
crossed bones, the upper with deeper relief of 3 children's heads and shoulders
emerging from large enveloping leaves, and similar leaves rising between the
figures, as if all were growing out of the ground.

Listing NGR: NZ2356034705

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