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Snaith Tomb Circa 7 Metres South of Church of St Michael, Witton Gilbert

Description: Snaith Tomb Circa 7 Metres South of Church of St Michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110045

OS Grid Reference: NZ2350545287
OS Grid Coordinates: 423505, 545287
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8019, -1.6359

Location: Witton Gilbert, Durham DH7 6SU

Locality: Witton Gilbert
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH7 6SU

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Listing Text

NZ 24 NW
(South end)
1/54 (inset) Snaith tomb
circa 7 metres
south of east
end of Church
of St. Michael

Chest tomb. Probably late C17; to John Snaith and his wife Frances. Sandstone
ashlar slab with moulded edge; end supports have double cord-moulded edges
and large low-relief skull with cross-bones; sides damaged, leaving only
corner cord-moulding. Top partly eroded, with small incised cross at head
of long inscription in letters of late C17 or early C18 character.

Listing NGR: NZ2350545287

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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