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Description: Foster and Mills Slabs 4 Metres South of Church of St Brandon
Date Listed: 7 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109902
OS Grid Reference: NZ2249337684
OS Grid Coordinates: 422493, 537684
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7336, -1.6522
BRANCEPETH NORTH DRIVE
(South side, off)
15/21 Inset Foster and Mills
slabs, 4.0 metres
south of Church
of St. Brandon
Two slabs raised on piers.
1. 1721 to Jane Foster. Frosterley marble slab on sandstone piers. Wedge-
shaped slab with deeply-chamfered sides resting on two squat circular
piers. Inscription, across sides and top face, reads:
HERE LIETH YE BODY OF JANE THE WIFE OF HENRY FOSTER,
ALDERMAN OF DURHAM, WHO DIED JUNE ... 1721. AGED 49 YEARS.
2. 1807 to Henry Mills. Sandstone. Large horizontal slab with cyma-moulded
edges rests on two 1.0-metre high circular piers. Worn inscription.
Listing NGR: NZ2249337684
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Source: English Heritage
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