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Wilkinson Headstone 14 Metres South of Church of St Michael, Heighington

Description: Wilkinson Headstone 14 Metres South of Church of St Michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 110779

OS Grid Reference: NZ2489622337
OS Grid Coordinates: 424896, 522337
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5956, -1.6162

Location: Darlington Road, Heighington, Darlington DL5 6PN

Locality: Heighington
County: Darlington
Country: England
Postcode: DL5 6PN

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Listing Text

(South side, off)
10/30 Wilkinson headstone
14 metres south of
Church of St.Michael
Large headstone. 1770 to Thomas Wilkinson. Sandstone. Shaped elliptical top
with raised egg-and-dart border. Good quality carving and lettering. Bold
relief of winged angel head. Inscription reads:
Thomas, Son of Thomas and Jane Wilkinson died
March ye 29th 1770 Aged 2 Years and 8 Months.
Heaven be thy rest sweet Babe
Short on earth was thy stay
Because the Lord did Love thy Soul
He took thee soon away.

Listing NGR: NZ2489622337

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Source: English Heritage

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