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Group of 3 Grave Slabs 15 Metres North West of St Michael's Churchyard Entry, Barningham

Description: Group of 3 Grave Slabs 15 Metres North West of St Michael's Churchyard Entry

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111628

OS Grid Reference: NZ0851810409
OS Grid Coordinates: 408518, 510409
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4890, -1.8700

Location: Norbeck Bank, Barningham, Durham DL11 7DW

Locality: Barningham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 7DW

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Listing Text

(North side)

15/39 Group of 3 grave
slabs 15 metres
north-west of
St. Michael's
churchyard entry


Cross slab grave covers, medieval. Cut sandstone. The northern slab has a
worn relief carving of a cross with a falcon on gloved hand overlying the
shaft, a sword and shield on the left and two animals (either hunting dogs
or the bears of the de Barningham family) flanking the stepped base. The
southern slab has a worn relief-carved cross. The tapered central stone has
had any design worn away.

R.H. Edleston, Teesdale Record Society 9, (1942) 'Illustrations of Tomb Slabs'
(northern slab).

Listing NGR: NZ0851810409

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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