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Wilson and Stockburn Headstones 10 Metres South of Church of St Brandon, Brancepeth

Description: Wilson and Stockburn Headstones 10 Metres South of Church of St Brandon

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109904

OS Grid Reference: NZ2247837678
OS Grid Coordinates: 422478, 537678
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7336, -1.6524

Location: Brandon, Durham DH7 8DZ

Locality: Brancepeth
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH7 8DZ

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Listing Text

NZ 2237
(South side, off)
Brancepeth Park
15/23 Inset Wilson and Stockburn
headstones, 10 metres
south of Church of
St. Brandon

Two headstones.
1. 1782 to John Wilson. Sandstone. 1.5 metres high with shaped top and
moulded border. Raised cartouche flanked by scrolled foliage.
Inscription reads:
Here lies the body of John
Son of Robert and Rachel Wilson
Who departed this Life
June 13th 1782 Aged 15 Years.
No Crime did ever my Consience sing
But Death came with its sharpest Wing
And quickly sent me to my Grave
I hope that God my Soul will Save.
I know this Child his God did fear
And always lov'd his Parents dear.
2. 1777 to Hannah Stockburn. Sandstone. 0.75 metre high with shaped top
and inscription.

Listing NGR: NZ2247837678

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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