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Group of 4 Headstones Approximately 5 Metres West of Church of St. Mary, Staindrop

Description: Group of 4 Headstones Approximately 5 Metres West of Church of St. Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111496

OS Grid Reference: NZ1308020626
OS Grid Coordinates: 413080, 520626
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5807, -1.7991

Location: Front Street, Staindrop, Durham DL2 3LZ

Locality: Staindrop
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 3LZ

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Listing Text

NZ 1320
(North side)
18/131 Group of 4
approximately 5
metres west of
Church of St. Mary


4 headstones. Circa 1702 for Ralph ? Lawson, 1748 for William Awde, 1768 for
Ralph Sidgwick and 1778 for William Wheatley. Sandstone ashlar. Sidgwick and
Wheatley facing east, the others facing west and backing onto them.

1. Sidgwick at south-east of group: slab c.O.9 metre high, moulded with
pediment and deeply-cut inscription.

2. Wheatley at north-east: slab c.1 metre high with bracketed scrolled top,
the scrolls linked by swags on tooled background, and well-cut inscription.
Verse on rear.

3. Awde at south-west: shaped-top slab c.0.7 metre high with moulded surround.

4. ? Lawson. Scroll-topped slab c.0.5 metre high with ogee-patterned edge
moulding; low-relief face between top spirals, with 17 and 02 either side.
Large-lettered inscription, partly obscured by vegetation, continues up
sides and on rear.

All 4 include other members of the families.

Listing NGR: NZ1308020626

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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